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Providing support & information about Downs Syndrome in the Essex & North East London area


Developing The Essex Local Offer: We need your help!

Are you a parent/carer of a child or young person with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND)?

Are you interested in working with us to improve the services for SEND within your local area?

Would you like to work with partners from education, health and social care to develop the Essex Local Offer

Then come along to one of our events from 10.00am-12.30pm where you can meet with teams such as the Statutory Assessment Service, SEND Information, Advice & Support service and Children with Disabilities team.

Learn more about these services and how they can help you as well as contributing your thoughts and ideas to the Essex Local Offer.

Monday 30th October – Towngate Theatre, Basildon SS14 1DL Wednesday 1st November – Weston Homes, Colchester CO4 5UP Tuesday 21st November – Essex Records Office, Chelmsford CM2 6YT Thursday 30th November – Study Centre, Harlow CM18 6BW

If you would like to attend any of these events, please book your place by emailing stating your name and any access requirements we need to be aware of. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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