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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/

Securing Additional Equipment in Schools

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Securing Equipment in Schools

Equipment which supports the teaching of children or young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) is available in every mainstream educational setting. This includes preschool, school or college. These are often called 'assistive technologies'. The equipment your child might require could be either:

Schools will often already have equipment such as:

Education East Sussex and health services will support schools to provide equipment such as:

To discuss your child's equipment requirements, you should speak to:

Additional Help and Support

Amaze SENDIASS

Amaze SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service) are a local charity. They offer free, independent, and impartial advice for all matters relating to SEND. Contact Amaze SENDIASS by:

Visit the Amaze SENDIASS web page.


East Sussex Local Offer directory of services

You can visit our SEND-specific online directory, hosted on East Sussex 1Space. The directory lists many different services both throughout the county and online. Services cover many topics, including:

Visit the East Sussex Local Offer directory.


NHS - Health A to Z

The East Sussex Local Offer aims to provide as much information as possible. There may be some conditions that aren't covered in thorough detail. The NHS website has pages that list all conditions. These pages provide information and advice on how to get extra support:

Visit the NHS Health A to Z web page.


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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