Bexley SEND IASS, Civic Offices, 2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath, DA6 7AT

Coronavirus/COVID-19

We hope you are keeping safe and well during in this confusing and stressful time.

Working arrangements during COVID -19

Although we are not able to meet face to face during Covid-19, our helpline (0203 045 5976) remains open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

We are also happy to receive your emails: [email protected]

A member of the Bexley IASS team will respond within 3 working days.

We have moved to a blended approach to working and offer virtual training & workshops. 

Please refer to the following information and advice for children, young people and parents/carers with SEND:

The Bexley Information, Advice and Support Service (IASS)

Bexley IASS will continue to offer information to parents and young people who need information regarding education, health and social care issues.

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0203 045 5976

 


The Bexley Local Offer

The Bexley Local Offer service will continue to offer information by telephone and email.

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0203 045 5677

Please click the link below to visit the dedicated  Local Offer coronavirus page providing information, advice and support including easy read guides.

 
Please click the link below to visit the updated  Local Offer Disagreement Resolution, Mediation and SEND Tribunal Appeals page, for an explanation of how these processes are currently working.
 
 

 

NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS THAT OFFER SUPPORT

 

Please refer to the relevant organisation’s website for updated information on services available during the Covid-19 outbreak.

MAUDSLEY CHARITY:

 

KOOTH:
Kooth.com  provides free online mental health & wellbeing support for young people aged 11-25.

 

BEAT:

BEAT is a charity which provides support for eating disorders.

 

CONTACT:

Contact runs a national SEND helpline – their helpline number is 0808 808 3555

 

SPECIAL NEEDS JUNGLE:

 

IPSEA – (Independent Parent Special Education Advice):

IPSEA offers free and independent information, advice and support to parents of children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities.

 

SOS SEN!:

 

THE CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR FOUNDATION:

 

NOT FINE IN SCHOOL:

 


 

COVID 19 UPDATES AND GUIDANCE

 

Updates from UK Government regarding SEN provision and Tribunal during Covid-19 outbreak.

 

Updates from the Council For Disabled Children

 

Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing due to Covid-19

 

IPSEA updates on Covid 19 and SEN provision

 

CONTACT’s guide to getting your clinically-vulnerable-child vaccinated CONTACT: CEV

 

Children’s guide to Coronavirus

 

Easy Read Covid-19 Guide

 

Covid-19 Social Stories

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