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A Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Information Hub

Helping children, young people, parents and carers make informed decisions

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East Sussex Local Offer Directory of Services

We list a wide range of SEND-specific services, both local and online, on the East Sussex 1Space directory. On the directory you will find activities and events, mental health and wellbeing support, mainstream schools' accessibility information, specialist facilities, and much more.

Find out more about our directory
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Education East Sussex SEND Services

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) services provided by Education East Sussex (part of East Sussex County Council) that work together with schools and families to deliver excellence and inclusion in education.

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These are some of the most visited pages on this site. You can also use the search function, tabs or sitemap at the top of each page to find what you are looking for.

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We continue to invite residents of East Sussex to help us refine this website. There are various ways in which you can share your feedback with us.

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The video below was made by the Department for Education to explain the Local Offer. 

Does My Child Have SEND?

All children are unique and develop differently. It is normal for parents and carers to be concerned that their child is falling behind in a particular area, or that their child does things differently to other children. Sometimes this will resolve itself and sometimes this can impact a child and their education.

Find out more about SEND
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A child or young person has SEN (Special Educational Needs) if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her.

The Government’s SEND Code of Practice
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