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SOS!SEN

SOS!SEN is a national charity aiming to empower parents and carers of children with SEN to tackle successfully themselves the difficulties they face when battling for their children’s rights. We concentrate on helping people to find their way through the legal and bureaucratic maze that…

SOS!SEN is a national charity aiming to empower parents and carers of children with SEN to tackle successfully themselves the difficulties they face when battling for their children’s rights.

We concentrate on helping people to find their way through the legal and bureaucratic maze that is so daunting to so many.

To empower parents and carers we provide a free and friendly service including:

  • a telephone Helpline 5 days per week during term time
  • monthly drop in advice centres in some areas during term time
  • information sheets on many topics

We also offer small ‘hands-on’ one-day Workshops for a donation on such topics as:

  • Appeals Against Contents of EHCP
  • Writing Working Documents
  • Contents of EHC Plans
  • 16+ and 18+ Transfers
  • Annual Reviews
  • Enforcing SEN Provision

We are led by a coordinator and solicitor called Eleanor Wright and a team of volunteers.  The volunteers receive monthly training sessions to ensure that the information that they give on the helpline and advice centres is based on legal information.

SOS!SEN is a national charity aiming to empower parents and carers of children with SEN to tackle successfully themselves the difficulties they face when battling for their children’s rights.

We concentrate on helping people to find their way through the legal and bureaucratic maze that is so daunting to so many.

To empower parents and carers we provide a free and friendly service including:

  • a telephone Helpline 5 days per week during term time
  • monthly drop in advice centres in some areas during term time
  • information sheets on many topics

We also offer small ‘hands-on’ one-day Workshops for a donation on such topics as:

  • Appeals Against Contents of EHCP
  • Writing Working Documents
  • Contents of EHC Plans
  • 16+ and 18+ Transfers
  • Annual Reviews
  • Enforcing SEN Provision

We are led by a coordinator and solicitor called Eleanor Wright and a team of volunteers.  The volunteers receive monthly training sessions to ensure that the information that they give on the helpline and advice centres is based on legal information.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Help line
Contact Position
Helpline volunteers
Telephone
020 8538 3731
E-mail
admin@sossen.org.uk
Website
http://www.sossen.org.uk/

Where to go

Name
SOS!SEN
Address
11a
Creek Road
East Molesey
Surrey
Postcode
KT8 9BE

Time / Date Details

When is it on
The helpline is available Monday to Friday, from 9:30-12:30 and 14:00-17:00 and on a Tuesday evening from 8.00pm to 10.00pm
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Term time only
Session Information
9.30-12.30pm (term-time only)
2.00-5.00pm (term-time only)
8.00-10.00pm (Tuesday evenings during term-time only)

Other Details

Costs

Details

The Helpline and our monthly advice centres are free.

We are an independent charity and are funded by donations from our workshops, 1:1 advice meetings and fundraising events. We also have two childrens charity shops in Hampton Hill and Worcester Park.

Please see our website for more information on our services. www.sossen.org.uk

Availability

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
11 - 16 years (secondary school age)
16 + years
Children
Young people
Disabled children/young people
Adults
Carers

Supporting people with
Physical disability
Hearing impairment
Visual impairment
Challenging behaviour
Learning difficulty
Mental health conditions
Autistic Spectrum Condition
Communication impairment

Last checked on 28/10/2019

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

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