This is a free, confidential helpline for parents, carers of children and young people with SEND, offering initial advice, guidance and signposting by trained, supervised support workers.

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Working with Parents, Carers and Schools

We support those educating and caring for Jewish children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Parents and Carers

JSENSE consults directly with parents and carers to ensure their views are heard.

JSENSE provides resources, support groups and training  to enhance the lives of parents and carers of children and young people with SEND.

Helpline and Advocacy

A free, confidential and impartial service for parents and carers of children and young people with SEND, offering advice, advocacy, guidance and signposting by trained, supervised support workers.

Directory of Services

An interactive directory outlining the services available in both the Jewish community and various local authority areas, with particular reference to the needs of the Jewish community in Greater Manchester.

Sibling Support

JSENSE, in responding to the needs of siblings of children with special educational needs and disabilities, has developed sibling support groups.


JSENSE Training services include skills training for parents and carers, whole school training and development, accredited SEND development courses for staff in Jewish schools and cultural awareness training.

Consultancy Services

JSENSE offers bespoke consultancy services to schools providing a strategic and operational perspective to SEND for leadership teams and SENDCOs. This covers topics such as compliance with legislation and guidelines, classroom management and inclusion and differentiation.


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Positive Impact

100% parents reported a positive personal impact from having the opportunity to be involved in the education sessions development, and felt positive about the support they received from JSENSE

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Improved Knowledge

90% attendees reported that the workshop has improved their knowledge of how to support their child with SEND

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Would Recommend

100% attendees would attend future JSENSE events & would recommend JSENSE events to others

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Highly Rated

92% of schools staff attending our training courses rated the training “Very good” or above

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1:1 Support

81% school staff said it had improved their knowledge in delivering 1:1 support

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Knowledge Doubled

100% of attendees at our Information & Advice Services event reported an improvement of knowledge of where & how to access help and support as a result of the event, to various degrees


JSENSE is committed to conforming to all government guidelines on Covid-19 and has currently adapted its ways of working to accommodate safe working under these guidelines, mitigating risk and ensuring the safety of all our users and staff.