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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.  

Donations: We are an independent charity and rely on donations through our workshops, 1:1 meetings, fundraising events, and our charity shops in Hampton Hill and Worcester Park . 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 17th November 2018

APPEALS AGAINST THE CONTENTS OF AN EHC PLAN - PARTS TO APPEAL AND HOW

led by Eleanor Wright - Solicitor and SOS!SEN Coordinator


Time: 9:30am to 4:00pm

Donation: £85 per person - includes a sandwich lunch and useful documentation

Workshop details:

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

 

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Monday 19th November 2018

WRITING A WORKING DOCUMENT & WHAT TO EXPECT AT TRIBUNAL

led by Marion Strudwick


Time: 9:30am to 4:00pm

Donation: £85 per person - includes a sandwich lunch and useful documentation

Workshop details:

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

 

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Saturday 28th November 2018

ANNUAL REVIEWS AND PHASE TRANSFERS: WHAT TO EXPECT?

led by Marion Strudwick


Time: 9:30am to 1:30pm

Donation: £55 per person - includes useful documentation

Workshop details:

This workshop is important for parents/carers whose children still have statements of SEN or now have EHCPs and want to learn how to manage the annual review including managing the review meeting to EHCP transition. It will include preparation, before the meeting, at the meeting and what needs to happen next for a successful annual review.

 

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Saturday 1st December 2018

HOW TO CHECK A DRAFT EHC PLAN

led by Eleanor Wright - Solicitor and SOS!SEN Coordinator


Time: 9:30am to 1:30pm

Donation: £55 per person - includes useful documentation

Workshop covers:

  • Legal Requirements
  • Why does the EHC plan needs to be accurate in terms of content and accuracy?
  • What needs to be in particular areas of the plan?
  • Common dangers to watch for.
  • What parts of the Final EHCP can be appealed to SENDIST.
  • What are Outcomes?
  • Coping with unsuitable LA house-styles
  • How to deal with important missing information
  • Deadlines from local authority – should you be concerned?
  • Writing to the local authority about the draft and next steps..

 

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Tuesday 11th December 2018

EHC PLANS AT 16+ AND 18+ AND THE RIGHTS OF THE YOUNG PERSON

led by Eleanor Wright - Solicitor and SOS!SEN Coordinator


Time: 9:30am to 4:00pm

Donation: £85 per person - includes a sandwich lunch and useful documentation

Workshop details:

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.

 

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We offer to run Workshops for organisations and special interest groups, who would benefit from hearing about what we do and what help we are able to provide.

We could come to one of your regular meetings or one of your events and would tailor it to your needs.

Eleanor Wright, our coordinator and solicitor has been to a number of events this year as a guest speaker and has given training to parents, school staff and interested groups on the new EHC plan system based on legal facts and parental rights. 

Contact our admininistration team, if you would like to explore the possibility on admin@sosen.org.uk  Whilst we would not seek to charge for this, we would normally expect a donation to reflect the time and effort involved, travel expenses and ask the venue to photocopy documents to use at the session.