What does the role involve?

As an Independent Partnership Supporter (IPS) you will be supporting families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in various ways.  Below are some examples;

  • Help them through the maze of education, health and social care where it is linked to education
  • Help them to be fully involved in their child’s education
  • Listen to their concerns and help them to express their views
  • Help assessing paperwork
  • Explain about assessments and Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)
  • Explain procedures and choices
  • Giving help filling in forms, writing letters and reports
  • Attend meetings with the family


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