Our website has free resources, which you can download, to help families get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and/or disability (SEND).  You can access these resources via our home page, which include model lettersfrequently asked questions and a jargon buster .

If you cannot find answers to your questions, or you need further information, then please consider using one of our free services:

The Information Services is for general legal enquiries and will signpost you to factsheets and resources on our website.  Please complete our online information service form.

The Advice Line provides legally based information and next step advice on any educational issue that is the result of your child’s special educational needs or disability.  This could include problems with schools, requesting statutory assessment, statements and Education, Health and Care Plans, annual reviews, disability discrimination and exclusion. 

The Tribunal Helpline gives next step advice on appeals and disability discrimination claims to the SEND Tribunal.    Our Tribunal Helpline will also be able to talk to you about our Tribunal Support Service and, if eligible, will be able to make a referral for support from a volunteer. 

IPSEA mailing list

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Advice Line

This provides next step advice on: problems with schools, requesting statutory assessment, statements and Education, Health and Care Plans, annual reviews, disability discrimination and exclusion. Please click here to book an appointment to get one of our advisers to call you back.

Tribunal Helpline

Our Tribunal Helpline Gives next step advice on SEN appeals and disability discrimination claims to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal. When you call we will also assess whether you need casework support. Please click here to book an appointment to get one of our advisers to call you back.

IPSEA training

IPSEA provides a wide range of SEN training for Parents, School Staff, Parent Forums, Support Groups, Local Authority SEN teams, Parent Partnership Schemes, School Governors and other groups / organisations. Click here for details.

Information Service

The Information Services is for general legal enquiries and will signpost you to factsheets and resources on our website. Click here for more details about our Information Service