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SOS!SEN is a small charity dedicated to offering independent, legally based advice on Special Educational Needs to parents and carers. We aim to support and empower people to navigate the legal maze and challenge decisions to get the right education for their child.   

We offer advice on: 

  • getting the right help for your child 
  • dealing with the school or local authority 
  • interpreting official letters 
  • The Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) process 
  • finding independent expert professional advice 
  • appealing to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal 

We offer: 

  • A term time helpline  
  • Advice centres walk-in centres
  • Information sheets on many topics 
  • Booklets written by our solicitor covering: 
  • Exclusions 
  • Assessment of Special Educational Needs (SEN) 
  • EHCPs 
  • Appeals 
  • Webinars both live and recordedcovering a wide range of topics 
  • Workshops 
  • 1:1 advice sessions, offered in person or online 
  • Document checking and letter writing services  

Our helpline is open during the term time only. Please check our facebook page for updates to our opening times. 

Call: 0208 538 3731 

 

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Helpline
Contact Position
Helpline Volunteers
Telephone
020 8538 3731 020 8538 3731
E-mail
admin@sossen.org.uk
Website
SOS!SEN The Independent Helpline for Special Education Needs
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Where to go

Address
Surrey

Availability

Referral
Referral not required
Referral Details

Our helpline and advice centres are free.

Our charity is funded by our workshops, webinars, 1:1 meetings and fundraising events. We also have a charity shop in Worcester Park.

Other notes

What we do:

walk-in advice centres

Free term time helpline including evening sessions twice a week

Our users say:

"Thank you for always being at the end of the phone to help. Your advice has been invaluable in making me realise that as a parent I AM NOT powerless. Thank you!"

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Description

SOS! SEN is a national charity offering friendly, independent and confidential advice on Special Educational Needs (SEN) through our free helpline and walk in advice centres. We aim to empower parents and others to navigate the SEN legal maze themselves.

We also offer workshops and document check services.

What we do:

  • 10 free walk-in advice centres
  • Free helpline
  • Workshops on SEN topics to empower parents
  • Document check and 1:1 advice
  • Website with information sheets

Our users say:

"Thank you for always being at the end of the phone to help. Your advice has been invaluable in making me realise that as a parent I am not powerless. Thank you."

Contact Email
admin@sossen.org.uk
Links
SOS!SEN The Independent Helpline for Special Education Needs

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