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SOS!SEN

SOS!SEN is a small charity dedicated to offering independent, legally based advice on Special Educational Needs to parents and carers. We aim to support and empower people to navigate the legal maze and challenge decisions to get the right education for their child.    We offer advice on:  getting the right help…

SOS!SEN is a small charity dedicated to offering independent, legally based advice on Special Educational Needs to parents and carers. We aim to support and empower people to navigate the legal maze and challenge decisions to get the right education for their child.   

We offer advice on: 

  • getting the right help for your child 
  • dealing with the school or local authority 
  • interpreting official letters 
  • The EHCP process 
  • finding independent expert professional advice 
  • appealing to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal 

We offer: 

  • A term time helpline  
  • Bookable online advice centres (during coronavirus) & walk-in centres (when open – currently closed due to coronavirus) 
  • Information sheets on many topics 
  • Booklets written by our solicitor covering: 
  • Exclusions 
  • Assessment of SEN 
  • EHCPs 
  • Appeals 
  • Webinars both live and recordedcovering a wide range of topics 
  • Workshops 
  • 1:1 advice sessions, offered in person or online 
  • Document checking and letter writing services 

 

Our term time helpline is open  

Monday-Friday 9:30-12:30 and 1-4pm  

Tuesday evening 8-10pm. 

Call:?0208 538 3731 

 

Website: www.sossen.org.uk   

Register/Log in to purchase and view our webinars: https://sossen-sandbox.mxapps.io/ 
 

 

 

Our users say: 

"Thank you for always being at the end of the phone to help. Your advice has been invaluable in making me realise that as a parent I AM NOT powerless. Thank you!" 

 

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
Surrey
Postcode
KT8 9BE

Time / Date Details

When is it on
The helpline is available Monday to Friday, from 9:30-12:30 and 13:00-16:00 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)
1.00-4.00pm (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 a children's charity shop in 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
Vision impairment
Challenging behaviour
Learning difficulty
Mental health conditions
Autistic Spectrum Condition
Communication impairment

Last checked on 04/05/2021

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

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