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This website is only one part of the Local Offer; we also have a directory which you can visit at 1space.eastsussex.gov.uk/localoffer. We are currently running a survey for children and young people; complete the survey at https://shout.mindofmyown.org.uk/s/EsussexLocalOffer/

Have Your Say

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Overview

We are always keen to hear from residents in East Sussex that want to provide their insight on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) services and provision.

This page highlights ways that you can contribute. It will be updated throughout the year.


To see how we have already used service user insight to improve services, visit our ‘You Said, We Did’ page.

SEND Survey for Children and Young People

We want to hear from children and young people in East Sussex.

We have created a short survey to help us understand where children and young people find information about SEND, and what is most important to them.

Insight from children and young people is important in helping us to shape our Local Offer. Please share this survey with children and young people so they can share their thoughts:

The survey should only take 3 to 5 minutes to complete.


Please note, this survey will close on 29 March 2024.

Become a Young SEND Ambassador

The Young SEND Ambassadors are a youth group. They represent and advocate for young people with SEND. They meet a couple of times a month to discuss their thoughts and views. This helps to create change and ensures that the youth voice is at the heart of Education East Sussex services.

To find out more about the Young SEND Ambassadors, and other SEND youth groups visit our page on Youth Groups and Activities.

East Sussex Parent Carer Forum (ESPCF)

East Sussex Parent Carer Forum (ESPCF) is a forum for parent carers of Children and Young People with SEND in East Sussex. They aim to ensure that every parent carer in East Sussex feels that their voice, views and experiences matter. They also contribute towards developing and improving services:

East Sussex Local Offer Feedback

Input from users of the Local Offer is vital in shaping the website. We aim to make it as accessible, informative and useful as possible. If you have any thoughts, queries or suggestions about how we could improve the website, you can contact us by emailing:

You can also take part in our survey. This survey gives users another way of providing feedback about this website:


To learn more about how we built the Local Offer, please visit our page ‘What is the Local Offer?’.

Suggest a Service

We continue to add and review services listed on the East Sussex Local Offer section of our 1Space directory. You are able to suggest services for us to add to the directory that you think would benefit others in similar situations.

If you would like to suggest a service for us to list on our directory, you can do so following the below link:

You can also email us at:


To see what services we already list, you can visit our directory on East Sussex 1Space.


Glossary of East Sussex SEND Terms

We explain some of the terms used on this website on our page, Glossary of East Sussex SEND Terms.

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