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Special Educational Needs

We would like to remind you of services available to parents and carers:


Lambeth Educational Psychology Service have produced  Advice for parents and carers and are offering telephone consultations for parents and carers, details are in the link and on the attached leaflet.


The SEN team are available on or telephone 020 7926 9460.

Annual Reviews for EHC Plans should be continuing and if you have any questions about Annual Reviews you should speak with your child's school or contact


Children's Social Care including the Children with Disabilities team and Early Help team can be contacted on 020 7926 5555


Lambeth Community Early Help has a direct telephone number (020 7926 9079) which families and partners can contact 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday. This telephone line is primarily an information, advice, guidance and support resource which families and partners can contact about additional needs which require support. Early Help practitioners listen to families and partners’ worries, connect families and partners to community services to help meet additional needs and where appropriate identify families who may benefit from assessment and intervention from an allocated Early Help practitioner.  


Family Action Lambeth can help with emotional and practical family support.  Contact Sharon Kitson at or phone 07976 201031. Sharon is also available for appointments via Zoom and WhatsApp.


The Lambeth Coronavirus Helpline 0207926 2999 is available for all Lambeth residents who are having difficulties due to coronavirus.  You can call the helpline to get advice on issues you are having, including access to medicines and food.  It's open every day between 8am and 8pm


And do keep in contact with Miss Doody or your child's class teacher who will be able to help you if you have specific questions about your child's education at home and return to school. 

Speech and Language Therapist support for parents

The Government have created a document to support families of children with special educational needs.


Please have a look at the link below. They have given some good resource links.

Websites offering resources for multiple subjects


 SEND specific websites

    • ChatterPack Free resources, articles and an A-Z information directory of SEND information
    • SEN resources blog - Advice, learning activities and recommended toys, books, and resources for children with SEND
    • Tobiidynavox 10 weeks of free content, leveled and thematic units created with Boardmaker - books, communication supports, speech/language activities for students with communication difficulties and SEND
    • Accessibite - Free apps to support students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, have reading difficulties
    • SENDcast - Podcasts on sensory processing and dyslexia 
    • ALN Home School - Resources for parents of children with additional needs 
    • EasterSeals - Free visual timetable resources - to help with school closures  
    • Autcraft - A modulated and monitored, online site for autistic children and young people