SENDIAS PRESENTATIONS

On this page, you will find various presentations that SENDIAS have recorded such as webinars, videos or sound recordings.

SENDIAS EMTAS presentations

The following presentations have been recorded by members of the SENDIAS team. These were written with the help of the ‘Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS)’ at West Sussex County Council with the purpose of being translated into other languages.

SEN Support

Presentation of SEN Support

This presentation introduces ‘SEN Support’ and explains the types of provision that schools should be putting in place for children and young people with special educational needs.

Education, Health & Care Needs Assessments and Plans

Presentation of EHC needs assessments and plans

This presentation introduces ‘Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments’ (EHCNA) and ‘Education, Health and Care Plans’ (EHC Plans) and when a child or young person may need one.

Presentation about how to request an EHC needs assessment

This presentation explains how to request an Education, Health & Care needs assessment and what information the local authority need to consider.

Presentation about what a godd EHC plan should look like

This presentation looks at each of the sections of an EHC plan in more detail and explains what a good EHC plan should look like.


SENDIAS Webinars

The following are recordings of webinars run by members of the SENDIAS team. Please note: any interactive elements of the webinars will no longer be available. Once you have listened to our webinar recordings, we would really appreciate it if you would download the evaluation form (below), complete it and email back to us at: send.ias@westsussex.gov.uk. Thank you.

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Exclusions Webinar

This webinar looks at schools exclusions – a guide to the law and responsibilities for everyone. It is 33.40 minutes long. Recorded in January 2020.

Additional documents related to the Exclusions Webinar:


SEN Support in Schools

This webinar explores how pupils with special educational needs and/disabilities (SEND) are supported in schools. It is 27.17 minutes long. Recorded in Feb 2020.

Additional documents related to the SEN Support Webinar:


EHCNA Webinar

This webinar is about the Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment (EHCNA) criteria and how to request for one. It is 26.16 minutes long. Recorded in Feb 2020.

Additional documents related to the EHCNA Webinar:

We were asked a question in the EHCNA webinar: Where can I find the Statutory Guidance on criteria when the Local Authority make a decision whether to carry out an EHC Needs Assessment? This can be found in Chapter 36 (8) in The Children’s and Families Act 2014: Part 3


Introduction to Options after Year 11

This webinar covers the options available in post school education and training, and how you can support your son or daughter to find their voice. For more helpful, related resources please click here and view our Blog on this subject.


SENDIAS Service Webinar – Who We Are and What We Do

The SENDIAS Service delivered a live webinar in November 2017 that explained who we are, and how we can support parent carers, the young people themselves and also professionals. Please have a look at the recording of this webinar here and let us know what you think at: send.ias@westsussex.gov.uk