National Helpline


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020 8538 3731

Walk in advice centres

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What We Do

We offer a free, friendly, independent and confidential telephone helpline for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs (SEN).

We concentrate on helping people to find their way through the legal and procedural maze which is so daunting to so many who try to obtain satisfactory provision for a child’s special needs.

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How we can help

Find out how we can help you and your child.

We offer workshops, advice centres, 1:1 sessions and a term time help line.

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Workshops & events

Mar 2017 Workshops - see Parent Workshops

Book early to avoid disappointment.



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Support us

We have a brilliant team of volunteers and Trustees who support the charity.  Can you help us with fundraising?  A few hours in the office every week with administrative duties?  IT skills?  

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Thurs 23 March - Waterloo

Fri 24 March - Kent 10am-12pm

All Advice Centres


Sat 25 March - Writing Working Document

All Workshops


Mon - Fri mornings
9.30am - 12.30pm

Mon - Fri afternoons
2pm - 5pm

Tues evenings
8pm - 10pm

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What can a parent do when an LA has failed in its legal responsibilities?

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Worcester Park

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Marion Strudwick, charity co-founder, has been given a British Citizen Award for her services to education.

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Visit our Children’s Charity Shops
We have two children's charity shops. One in Hampton Hill and a new one in Worcester Park. They provide invaluable financial support to SOS!SEN and enable us to help an increasing number of parents.

**SOS!SEN Shop Worcester Park**










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