Who are we?
The SEND Business Support Team can act as the first point of contact for enquiries about SEND Services.
They coordinate and provide administrative and operational support across key statutory processes.
SEND Business Support officers can assist parents, carers and school or settings staff with:
- queries relating to school admission for children and young people with SEND
- guidance on applying for extra in-school support from Hackney Education for your child
This may include providing information and administration support for:
- EHC Needs Assessments
- EHC Planning processes
The team may also provide SEND services with administrative support for:
- SEND legal compliance
- SEND tribunal preparation
Are there other providers of specialist SEND information and advice in Hackney?
If you are looking for Guidance, forms or templates you may find what you need in Hackney's Local Offer website document's library.
If your have made a request for an EHC Needs Assessment you can follow up with the named Plan Coordinator from the EHC Planning Team. Use the direct email and direct line phone contact they will have sent when confirming they are the case lead for an assessment application.
Parents or carers who need advice and support to make applications for assessments may wish to contact Hackney SENDIAGS the free impartial information advice and support service.
If you are not happy abot a decision that has been made you may wish to contact Global Mediation, the independent SEND mediation provider for Hackney.
Record Last Updated on: 19/08/2021