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Parent Workshops

SOS!SEN runs regular hands on training sessions to help parents on topics such as how to appeal an EHC Plan or how to prepare for a Tribunal hearing.  We also run Topic Workshops  ( see "Topic Workshops" tab) 

Donations: We are an independent charity and rely on donations through our workshops, 1:1 meetings, fundraising events, and our children’s charity shop in Hampton Hill . This allows us to give you impartial and legally based advice.

Venue:
All of our workshops are at our office opposite Hampton Court train station. Address: Fontenay, 11a Creek Road, East Molesey, Surrey. KT8 9BE

 

 


Saturday 25th February

16+ and 18+ Transfer to EHCPs including transition and appeals

led by Eleanor Wright, Solicitor and SOS!SEN Co-ordinator

Time: 9.30am to 4pm - to include a sandwich lunch

This workshop is for parents/carers or young people aged 16+/18+ who are likely to transfer to an Education, Health, Care plan or people who are beginning the process and haven’t had a statement before. It will cover the process, choosing the right placement, and information on appealing.

Donation: £80 per person - includes a sandwich lunch and useful documentation

Please download and complete the booking form:
16+ 18+ Transfers BOOKING FORM

Email booking form to: workshops@sossen.org.uk

 

Saturday 4th March

Appeals against the contents of an EHC plan – parts to appeal and how

led by Eleanor Wright, Solicitor and SOS!SEN Co-ordinator

Time: 9.30am to 4pm - to include a sandwich lunch

This workshop is suitable for parents and young people issued with an EHCP following assessment or amendment or following a transfer from a statement. It will cover how to appeal with tips on drafting appeal grounds, and will deal with tribunal procedure and strategy.

Donation: £80 per person - includes a sandwich lunch and useful documentation

Please download and complete the booking form:
Appeals BOOKING FORM

Email booking form to: workshops@sossen.org.uk

 

Friday 10th March

Enforcing EHC timetables and SEN provision in schools

led by Eleanor Wright, Solicitor and SOS!SEN Co-ordinator

Time: 9.30am to 1.30pm

This workshop is designed for parents/carers wanting to know how to enforce Education, Health and Care plan timetables and special educational needs provision in schools.

Donation: £50 per person - includes useful documentation

Please download and complete the booking form:
Enforcing BOOKING FORM

Email booking form to: workshops@sossen.org.uk

 

Tuesday 14th March

Annual Reviews including transition review to EHC plans and interim reviews – what you need to know

led by Marion Strudwick

Time: 9.30am to 1pm

This workshop is vital for learning more about how to manage the annual review of a statement or EHCP including managing the review meeting to EHCP transition. It will cover the key parts of the statement or EHCP that parents really need to raise at the annual review, the importance of getting the annual review right and the process after the meeting.

Donation: £50 per person - includes useful documentation

Please download and complete the booking form:
Annual Reviews BOOKING FORM

Email booking form to: workshops@sossen.org.uk

 

Monday 20th March

EHCPs – What every parent/carer/professional should know

led by Eleanor Wright, Solicitor and SOS!SEN Co-ordinator

Time: 9.30am to 1.30pm

This workshop is suitable for people wanting to know more about the contents of the Education, Health, Care plan and where evidence should be located.  It also includes how to enforce the plan.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WORKSHOP CONCENTRATES ON THE EHC PLAN ONLY

Donation: £50 per person - includes useful documentation

Please download and complete the booking form:
EHCPs BOOKING FORM

Email booking form to: workshops@sossen.org.uk