Upcoming Information Sessions for parents and carers

To book your place visit Eventbrite

or contact the SENDIASS team:

sendiass@markfield.org.uk or 020 88022611

(Please leave a message and we will get back to you)

SEN support in schools – for children who do not have an EHC Plan

Online training via ZOOM

Tuesday 14th May 2024 – 10 – 11.30am

An explanation of the law covering the duties of schools to identify and meet the special educational needs of children who do not have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP). Plus an overview of Haringey guidance on the SEN support that schools are expected to provide.

Requesting an EHC needs assessment and what should be in a good EHC Plan

Online training via ZOOM

Tuesday 21st May 2024 – 10am – 12pm

Explaining the criteria for and process of requesting an Education Health & Care needs assessment for a child with additional needs, including how to appeal if the request for a needs assessment is refused by the Local Authority. Also, how to review the different sections of an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) to check that your child’s needs are accurately described, and the provision in the Plan is clear, specific and quantified.

Getting the right support in school for your autistic child

Online training via ZOOM

Tuesday 11th June 2024 – 10am to 11.30am

How to navigate the special educational needs system, focussing on what help is available in mainstream schools for autistic children and those waiting for autism assessments.

Personal Budgets for Short Breaks

In person at Markfield

Thursday 20th June 2024 – 10am-12pm

Learn about Haringey’s Personal Budget scheme for disabled children, including the assessment process, and eligibility criteria. Plus a step-by-step guide on how to complete a Resource Allocation Form (RAS) to apply for a Personal Budget.

Understanding the SEND system

Online training via ZOOM

Tuesday 25th June 2024 – 10am – 12pm

Key principles of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Code of Practice. The system for SEND provision in schools, reviewing progress, Education Health Care needs assessments and Plans (EHCPs), Annual Reviews mediation and appealing against Local Authority decisions.

Reading Webinar by the Haringey EP Service

Online training via ZOOM

Tuesday 2nd July 2024 – 9:30 – 10:30am

This webinar will focus on understanding and supporting your child’s reading and literacy skills – for parents of primary aged children.

Haringey EP Service

Autism Webinar by the Haringey EP Service

Online training via ZOOM

Thursday 11th July 2024 – 11am – 12:30pm

This webinar will focus on the importance of understanding children’s profiles of needs, including strengths and challenges, in order to develop appropriate interventions – for parents of all-aged children.

Haringey EP Service

The information sessions are FREE for parents/carers of children and young people with additional needs living in Haringey
For others: please contact us for prices


Some sessions are delivered online via zoom, and some are in person at the Markfield centre in Markfield Park, N15 4RB.

For online sessions you will be emailed a link the day before.

If you need support with setting up zoom please let us know when booking