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Understanding special needs

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Supporting Essex families

Families InFocus (Essex) is a parent-led charity, supporting families who have a child (or children) or young person up to the age of 25 with any Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND).

We have been supporting SEND families for over 25 years.

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Advice & Resources

Education Advice

Information on SEND education, including One Planning, Education and Health Care Plans and Appeals to the SEND tribunal.

Benefits Advice

Benefits Advice

Information on Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payments.

All Resources

Not sure what you need help with? Click here to find a list of all our SEND resources.

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Do you need additional support?

To ensure we have all the information we need to provide you with the most appropriate support please complete our online referral form.

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