Coronavirus (COVID-19): information, advice and frequently asked questions

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Advice and resources for children, families and professionals.

What are webinars?

Webinars are meetings/seminars that are conducted over the internet. The benefit of this is you can enjoy the seminar from the comfort of your own home even if the presenter is on the other side of …

How do I attend a webinar?

The first thing you will need is a computer, tablet or smart phone. Next you need to keep an eye out for when webinars are being conducted, times and dates are often advertised through flyers or the…

What happens if I miss the webinar?

Don’t fret! All webinars are recorded for you to watch at your leisure. You won’t be able to interact with presenters or answer polls during the webinar but email any questions you may have to the p…

Other Important Information

If you are planning on watching the webinar live on a computer/ laptop that has been provided to you by your employer you will need to inform your IT department to make changes to your account setti…

Links to resources:

A family Survival Guide on Care and Treatment Reviews by Brining us together (http://bringingustogether.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/CTR-Survival-Guide-Aug-2017-1.pdf) The guide has been writte…

Annual Report - West Sussex Local Offer

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EMTAS Online Training Offer

West Sussex EMTAS (Ethnic Minority & Traveller Achievement Service) are delighted to be offering a new source of advice and support for West Sussex schools in the form of interactive webinars. …

Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS)

The Ethnic Minority & Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS) team support for:• newly-arrived bilingual pupils/pupils with English as an Additional Language (EAL); • more advanced bilingual le…

Questions & Answers about EHCNA and Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

Below are questions that may help you when considering applying for an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment. All questions and answers are aimed at the parent carer, or the young person them…

Giving Feedback and Commenting about our Local Offer

Here are some of the ways that you can give feedback about our Local Offer:- Send an email to [email protected] Call the SEND Information, Advice and Support Service and ask to speak to …

Press Releases for our Local Offer

- Find out more about your Local Offer Its now even easier for families whose children have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to access support and services, thanks to the launch o…

How the West Sussex SENDIAS Service may be able to help:

We can advise you further with the exclusions process Inform you of your rights and responsibilities as a parent carer Assist you in preparing your appeal case Accompany you to meetings if necess…

Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions.

Below is a series of questions that many of those within the SEND community may be asking themselves during the current times. The information has been created by Reaching Families (https://westsuss…