Services for parents

The service is available to all parents, but I specialise mainly in supporting parents/ carers of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

 

Type of service

Length of session

Cost and Venues

One-off talks (mainly through Parent Carer Organisations)to inform parents/ carers about the current special educational needs system in England, and how to work together with schools to achieve the best educational outcome for their child

Maximum of 2 hours, includes:

  • Talk
  • Hand-outs
  • Group activities
  • Time for questions

£20 per hour – if initiated by parent organisation
Plus cost of hand-outs
Travelling expenses at 40p per mile
At premises normally used by Parent Carer Organisations

Workshops for groups of parents on any aspect of learning difficulty/ disability  to support the activities of Parent Carer Organisations

Or workshops on aspects of language, literacy or maths – to enable parents to help with homework and support their child’s learning at home

Maximum of 2 hours, includes:

  • Hand-outs (if appropriate)
  • Group activities
  • Time for questions

£20 per hour if organised by a parents’ organisation, on their normally used premises
Plus cost of hand-outs
Travelling expenses at 40p per mile
Occasional support workshops for parents/carers may also be organised at local venues - nominal charge per participant dependent on numbers and venue costs.

Individual support for parents on request – regarding SEN issues or concerns (for example, advice on a child’s additional provision in school or independent assessment)

Variable according to needs

£20 per hour, plus travelling expenses of 40p per mile (after the first 6 miles of return journey)  
In parent’s own home

Private tutoring of children  

Between 1 and 2 hours per session depending on individual child’s needs

£20 per hour for one child, £25 per hour for two children taught together (Salford area)
Travelling expenses of 40p per mile (after the first 6 miles of return journey)
In parent’s own home

 

NB. The above service specifications can be negotiated to suit individual requirements.