Leaflets and resources

We provide informationadvice and support to parents, carers, children and young people in relation to Special Educational Needs and Disability.

Click on the dropdown tabs below to see our range of downloadable leaflets & resources.

Take a look at our information videos on Youtube

 

Still have a question? You can contact us for confidential and impartial information, advice and support.

Call us on 01473 265210 

Email enquiries@suffolksendiass.co.uk

Text ADVICE4ME to 87007


  • 'What we do' Our service offer
  • Glossary: Explains the specific words and terms used in all our information
  • Helpful contacts: Includes Suffolk educational contacts, local & national organisations
  • Impartiality: Explains what we mean by confidential and impartial advice 
  • Local Offer: What it is, what it includes and where can you find the Suffolk Local Offer
  • Making Meetings Matter: Our top tips for parents attending meetings

Our service leaflets

For parents and carers...

        

       Leaflet                              Contact card (credit card sized)

For children and young people...

      Leaflet                                                     Postcard style

(email us for hard copies: enquiries@suffolksendiass.co.uk)

 

 

 

The Suffolk SEND Strategy highlights the importance of a ‘Person Centred’ approach and we have produced some information and guidance around planning for Person Centred Reviews...

Person Centred Reviews

Top Tips - for professionals who support children and young people to participate in their Education, Health and Care plan (by the Council for Disabled Children)

Useful links:

www.helensandersonassociates.co.uk

www.preparingforadulthood.org.uk

Films produced by Independent Support (with input from the Department for Education)

Both films below help explain the EHCP process and the Person Centred Connection.

 

Cannot see the film? Watch what is a EHCP and who is it for on Council for Disabled Children.

Cannot see the film? Watch The EHCP and The Person Centred Connection Council for Disabled Children.

SENDIASS journeys

Short videos of Suffolk parents talking about how SENDIASS helped with concerns and questions around their children's education.

 

Michaela's SENDIASS journey

 

Caroline's SENDIASS journey

 

Natalie's SENDIASS journey

 

Caroline's SENDIASS journey

 


Mandy's story

Read Mandy's story, parent to two children with Autism related sensory needs and the family's journey to discover therapies to help.

 


Your experiences

Have something to share with other parents? Please get in touch we would love to hear from you at enquiries@suffolksendiass.co.uk

Suffolk County Council Inclusion Services easy guide for schools accessing services

Council for Disabled Children easy guide explaining IAS services

'When people can't agree' - Department for Education guidance for young people with complaints about SEND

Contact (for families with disabled children) podcasts & videos around personal independence payments and disability benefits.

Making Sense of Sensory Behaviour recommended by an Occupational Therapist.

Department for Education 'mental health and behaviour in schools'

Department for Education guidance for supporting pupils with medical conditions in school - page 28 has a flowchart on how an Individual Healthcare Plan (IHP) should be put together and page 23 which explains unacceptable practice.  

Equality Act Guidance: Includes lots of examples which parents often find useful (these are in the coloured boxes throughout the document).

Special Needs Jungle SEN Support/EHC flowcharts

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