Find out more about SEND support services at roadshow event

Around 30 organisations which support SEND children and their families will be at the event

People at Local Offer Roadshow

The second Local Offer Roadshow of the year for families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is being held in Loughborough on Wednesday 20 March. 

The free event will take place from 10am-1pm at the Gorse Covert Community Centre in Maxwell Drive, and is open to anyone who would like more information about support available from SEND services.

Around 30 organisations which support SEND children and their families are expected to attend the event, which has been organised by Leicestershire County Council.

They include information on autism and education, help for young carers, sports opportunities, the Specialist Teaching Service and early years communication and language.

The Local Offer Roadshows are a brilliant way for families and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities to find out more about available support and chat first-hand to professionals and representatives from organisations about how they can help.

We’ve had some great feedback from people who have attended previous roadshows who told us they are friendly, informative and cater for all age ranges.

Councillor Deborah Taylor, lead member for children and families

Anyone looking to learn more about the council’s Local Offer can email

Further information about SEND Local Offer and upcoming events can be found on our SEND website.

Organisations set to attend the event are:  

  • Ambition Sports Coaching
  • Autism Hub Midlands
  • Autism Space
  • Care Navigator, NHS
  • CFWS Young Carers
  • CFWS SEND Youth
  • Charnwood Museum
  • Chatterbug
  • Disability Football
  • Early Years Communication & Language
  • Elite Tutoring Group
  • Head of Services at Menphys
  • Healthwatch Leicester & Healthwatch Leicestershire
  • Home from Home Care
  • Inclusion Service
  • Local Area Co-ordination
  • Leicester College
  • Leicestershire SEND Hub
  • Lifeways - Support Provider
  • LPT ChatAutism/Autism Space (Emma Stuart-Smith & Natalie Driver)
  • Local Area Coordination-Public Health
  • LPT Primary Care Liaison Team
  • Play, Leisure and school aged childcare (Early years, Inclusion and Childcare Service)
  • SENSE College
  • Sensory Movement Space
  • Specialist Teaching Service - Autism Outreach, Hearing Support team, Vision Support, ATFEST
  • Support & Connections
  • WHM Work Connections Education & Social Care Services
  • WOW Project



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