IPSEA Foundation SEND law training session for parent carers

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  • Event Date: 1st February 2018
  • Event Time: 9.30am - 2.30pm
  • Event Venue: The Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, RG5 4JZ
  • Event Speaker: IPSEA

Event Description

REACH Wokingham  –  IPSEA Foundation SEND law training session for parent carers

at the Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, RG5 4JZ

on Thursday 1st February 2018, 9.30 am – 2.30 pm.

REACH Wokingham are hosting an IPSEA Foundation SEND law training session for Wokingham Borough Parent carers. This training will provide parent carers of children & young people with all types of special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) with an introduction to the law relating to the education & training of children & young people with SEND.


Summary: This one day introductory level course is aimed specifically at parents and aims to provide them with an overview of the law relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (“SEN”). The course will provide information on the law, guidance, policy and practice and but also aims to show parents how they can begin to use the law to gain support for their child with SEN.The course relates to the law as it applies in England. This is a condensed one day course specifically tailored to parent groups and is delivered during school friendly hours.

More details of the course content can be found on the IPSEA website here: IPSEA SEND Training

You do not need any previous knowledge of SEND Law, but must be the parent carer of a child aged 0-25 years with SEND and live in the Wokingham Borough.

REACH Wokingham are pleased to be able to offer this course at a highly subsidised cost of £10 per person which will include a buffet lunch & refreshments.  IPSEA do offer this training courses to parent carers in their London office costing £65 and excluding train fare. The day will run between 9.30am and 2.30pm.

Parking is available opposite the centre at the Headley Road pay & display car park, or at Woodford Park Leisure Centre (off Haddon Drive) free of charge, a short walk through the park to The Oakwood Centre

Maximum number of places available on the course is 35, so booking is essential.  To book a place and for payment details please email: reachwokingham@hotmail.co.uk 

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