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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

 

 


Tuesday 25th April

16+ and 18+ Transfer to EHCPs & the rights of the young person

led by Eleanor Wright - SEN Solicitor and SOS!SEN Coordinator

Time: 9.30am to 4pm

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 have not had a statement before.  It will cover the process, choosing the right placement, legal provisions particularly relevant to young adults, and brief information on appealing.

Donation: £80 per person - includes a sandwich lunch and course material

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

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

 

Saturday 6th May

Appeals against the contents of an EHC Plan - parts to appeal & how

led by Eleanor Wright - SEN Solicitor and SOS!SEN Coordinator

Time: 9.30am to 4pm

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 course material

Please download and complete the booking form:
Appealing EHCP BOOKING FORM

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

 

Saturday 13th May

Writing a working document for tribunal and what to expect at tribunal

led by Marion Strudwick

Time: 9.30am to 4pm

This workshop is designed for parents wanting to know how to deal with the working document as required by the SEND Tribunal case directions, what to expect in the run-up to Tribunal and how to prepare for the day itself.

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

Please download and complete the booking form:
Working Doc BOOKING FORM

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

 

Tuesday 16th May

Understanding professional reports

led by Marion Strudwick

Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm

This workshop is designed for parents wanting to understand professional reports and ask any questions about the key tests and questionnaires used.

Donation: £50 per person - includes course material

Please download and complete the booking form:
Professional Reports BOOKING FORM

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