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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 SENDIASS1 day ago
Join our popular virtual Drop In sessions FREE every Tuesday, 10-11am in term time on Zoom!

Join our experts for information, support and advice on your child’s SEN education. Need back to school help and support, do join us then if you can.

Sign up here to receive the Zoom login details:

We look forward to seeing you next Tuesday! 😊
Portsmouth SENDIASS
Portsmouth SENDIASS2 days ago
NAC provide guidance on emotional care and wellbeing for people with learning disabilities, focusing on non-verbal affective care. They are currently running online coffee mornings where you can ask questions, share tips, advice and support. See the full info here:
Portsmouth SENDIASS
Portsmouth SENDIASS5 days ago
If a child or young person has SEN but does not have an EHC plan, they are still entitled to the support necessary to meet their needs.

This additional support is called SEN Support.

You can read our FAQs about SEN support here, including information on how to make a complaint if a school is failing to put support in place: