Independent Support will continue to be available to families in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland until the end of July 2018.

Young people with special educational needs and disabilities, and their parents and carers, can access the service in the first instance via the telephone: 0116 257 4962 or email: for information and support on requesting statutory assessment; presenting views as part of the Education, Health and Care assessment and planning process; checking a draft plan; or the annual review process.