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Paid Advocacy

EHCP paid advocacy doesn't have to cost the earth. Here at Send Family Instincts we are committed to being accessible and affordable, with solutions to suit every budget. If you're feeling lost pop...
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What is an Advocate?

As Advocates we won't tell you WHAT to do. We will, however *Listen to you *Help you work out what you want to achieve *Go through your options based on our knowledge of the EHCP system and SEND...
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Testimony

Another amazing success today.. Advocacy does not have to be expensive. We don't have to do much to make a big difference... "Hi Jess A while back you helped me with trying to look through our...
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Customer Service

Today an unqualified and most likely un-insured advocate I don't know sent me this message:   "Your "service" cost £120 and what you returned was unusable - and unintelligible, as...
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Growth

Every day that someone pushes you to learn more, be better, stand stronger, ask those difficult questions, you are forced to grow..   It is not right that this happens, it's not OK that this...
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A Short Story

Once upon a time there was an advocate who checked 4 drafts on a Thursday. All had unspecified provisions. All missed Needs. It was a sad thing to see. Local Authorities are failing children....
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Gatekeepers and wins.

2 amazing wins yesterday for families we have worked with. 1-A formal complaint - not written by us, but by the empowered and amazing parent got a crucial admin error overturned. (After a long...
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About toilet paper...

Here goes. Let’s talk about toilet paper.   So today someone laughed at me. I told them I was concerned about self isolation due to Corona Virus. They said “don’t be...
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Courageous Advocacy

I’ve been looking for a phrase to counterbalance gaslighting of parents for a long time. A phrase I could have used when I was in court myself against my perpetrator and questioned every day...
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Back to Basics

EHCPs! Sometimes things get confusing. You can get so deep in advocating for your child that the layers can get overwhelming. The best advice I have ever been given has been, ‘Back to...
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