IPSEA have just relesed dates for their "Foundation SEND Law Training days for parents and carers.

The training is tailored specifically for parents and carers, providing information on the law and empowering parents to use the law to get the right education for their child with SEND. There are courses in London on the  27th of March and Horsham on the 20th of April among others.

See the flyer HERE



Vison England (RNIB) in conjunction with the Field Studies Council  have launched a new residential program for 14-

17 year olds.

The program will run over three residentials during the school holidays and will cost £25

Click here to see the Information sheet.

The Surrey events are listed in our events section. Where you can access flyers and application forms.

Other dates and venues are available.


Information Advice and Support Services Network (IASSN): Children and Young Peoples Website Launch

The Information, Advice and Support Services Network (IASSN) have developed a new website aimed specifically at children and young people:


Recent SEND reforms mean that disabled children and young people and those with SEN have a right to receive direct and impartial information, advice and support (IAS) on matters relating to their SEN/Disability. IAS should be provided to CYP covering education, health and social care.

This website aims to help children and young people better understand what rights they have for accessing information, advice and support. The website also contains full contact details for all IAS Services across England.

The DfE have published research on Funding people with special educational needs

The Department for Education have just published the research report "Research on funding for young people with special educational needs" it runs to 170 pages but could be an interesting read. See it here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/445519/DFE-RR470_-_Funding_for_young_people_with_special_educational_needs.pdf