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Portsmouth SENDIASS

The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Service for Portsmouth provides: ◦ A free and confidential service, provided independently from education, health and care providers ◦ Impartial information, advice and support relating to special educational needs and disability (SEND) ◦ Advice and support from independently trained Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Service staff ◦ Support through the statutory processes relating to Statements of Special Educational Needs and the new Education Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment and planning ◦ Information and practical support to find the answers to your questions in relation to education, social care and health services
Portsmouth SENDIASS
Portsmouth SENDIASS9 hours ago

This winter, Portsmouth City Council will provide a food voucher to all families with children who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals in reception year through to year 11.

Families will receive an £80 supermarket voucher for every eligible child attending school in Portsmouth and will help families with the rising cost of living this winter.

For families who find accessing the internet difficult, please speak to the school who can order a paper food voucher.

For all other families, they will receive an email from Edenred ( after 27 November, this will contain a code which will allow them to claim their electronic food voucher.

If families have any questions or problems, they should speak to the school who will be able to help.

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Portsmouth SENDIASS
Portsmouth SENDIASS9 hours ago
Sign up for Council For Disabled Children’s free e-learning course: The role of CAMHS in the EHCP process.

Topics include:

– The importance of children and young people’s voices
– Support on CAMHS advice
– Roles and responsibilities in the SEND system regarding CAMHS.
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Portsmouth SENDIASS
Portsmouth SENDIASS12 hours ago
🟣How can you prepare for an Annual Review?

🟣 Read our in-depth advice on how to prepare for Annual review meetings.

🟣Click here to find out more👉

🟣You can also prepare for Annual Review meetings by watching our webinar,click here to view 👉
Portsmouth SENDIASS
Portsmouth SENDIASS1 day ago
🟣Did you know that You can get in touch with us via any of the methods shown below.

🟣We are experiencing an increasing demand for our service and so we will do our best to get back to you within 7-10 working days.
If you leave an email or phone message with us, you will be added to the waiting list of people to get back to.

🟣You may find answers to some of your questions on our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) resource.Find it here👉
Portsmouth SENDIASS
Portsmouth SENDIASS2 days ago
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Portsmouth SENDIASS
Portsmouth SENDIASS2 days ago
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