ESPCF Newsletters

Published on 30 March 2022
Lots to share in our latest newsletter:
  • A summary of our powerful engagement sessions with parents and carers on what needs to change in SEND (special educational needs & disabilities) provision in East Sussex
  • news about the government’s SEND review green paper and how you can respond
  • recent High Court judgment on EHCP timeframes
  • new funding for neurodevelopmental support
  • submit your topics for the next meeting with the children’s services director at East Sussex
  • and a brand new taster session for parent carers interested in getting a bit more involved in ESPCF work.
Published on 29 November 2021
We’re so pleased to bring you a packed edition full of news, projects and groups where parents and carers have been contributing their knowledge, experience and expertise. You can read about:
  • mental health workstreams, including overcoming barriers to accessing support
  • updates on home to school transport, assessment and planning, a dyslexia working group, and the Voltage email system
  • our new steering group
  • ESPCF priorities – we’d love to hear from you about these
  • the local authority’s new local offer website – give them (or us) your feedback
  • plans for us to hit the road in 2022
Published on 30 June 2021
It’s a bumper edition for our final newsletter before the summer holidays. Click on the link below to catch up on the latest news, including:
  • great opportunities to get more involved with the forum’s work as a steering group member or a parent carer rep
  • groups and projects which need the parent carer voice, such as:
    • a new dyslexia working party
    • reviewing a new pathway for neurodivergent children and young people
    • visiting the site of the new paediatric centre in Bexhill
  • updates on ongoing workstreams including:
    • child to adult health services transitions
    • news on the major SEND provision survey conducted earlier this year
    • home-to-school transport latest

And more…