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Support for education and school professionals SENSS

Support offered for children with special educational needs and disabilities

If you work in a school setting with children and young people aged 0 to 19, you can get advice about supporting young people with:

  • Vision impairment
  • Hearing impairment
  • Physical disabilities and
  • Complex medical conditions

You can get support and guidance on how to support a child with sensory and physical disabilities, complex medical needs,  training needs for staff, specialist equipment and much more.

If you’re a parent, you can find further information from the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Team by email: or telephone: 020 8583 2672 or the EHCP section

People we support:

  • teachers, support staff and other professionals
  • families with children under 5 years old with complex needs
  • private, voluntary and independent organisations, and pre-school settings

SEND support you can get

  • assessment of a child's sensory and physical disability needs
  • training (including mentoring teachers undergoing training in hearing, visual and multi-sensory impairment)
  • advice and information
  • classroom, curriculum and access support
  • home/ school liaison
  • contact with other professionals
  • monitoring how support is implemented and the impact it's having
  • specialist equipment guidance
  • service for pre-school children with complex disabilities

Areas covered by support

Contact us

if you are a SENCO please complete a request for involvement.

If you’re a professional working with young people and need advice on a child's disabilities, medical condition or sensory impairments please complete a referral.

Service details

Referral required?
Age Range
School setting with young people aged 0 - 19 years

SEND information 

SEND Details




Who to contact

020 8583 2874
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Public disclaimer:

The role of this directory is to provide information. It is your personal responsibility to make sure that organisations are appropriate and safe for you, your child or young person before they attend. Please read our guide to staying safe - things to consider