Voice of the child with SEND

The Big Chat Young People's SEND Voice Group


Helping Young People with SEND to be included in decisions about themselves!

Are you a young person aged 11 to 25 with special educational needs or a disability?

Do you want to have your voice heard and help make life better for young people like yourself with SEND?

Do you want to have fun and make friends while having your voice heard?


The Big Chat is :

" A way to share experiences"

"A way to communicate and make new friends"

"Supporting other young people with SEND by making sure they are represented and their voices heard"

"To get opinions of young people about services for young people with SEND"

"Making a difference"



  • Have a fun and relaxing meeting
  • We focus on young people aged 11-25
  • Have confidence to speak up
  • We meet virtually on MS Teams
  • Have an agenda and use MS Whiteboard for our ideas

 To join the Big Chat email: elizabethbarr-jones@sthelens.gov.uk or telephone: 01744 671046


The purpose of the Local Offer is to enable parents and young people to see more clearly what services are available for children with special educational needs and disabilities in their area, and how to access them.

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