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ASEND Consulting provides expert advice, support and assessments to schools. We have a team of over 150 specialist advisors who can be brought in to provide expert support, all quality-controlled by ASEND’s in-house SEND experts.

The breadth and quality of our support is what differentiates us. Our ASEND audits are well-known as the most thorough available, and have a positive impact on whole school improvement. Whether you want an Educational Psychologist for two assessments over six weeks, an Occupational Therapist to set up a Sensory Programme in the school or a highly-experienced SEND Consultant to mentor and support your SENCo – ASEND Consulting can provide experts, as and when you need them.

Get in touch to discuss your Consultancy needs:
020 3668 1529

“Brilliant. Thanks very much. Very clear, thorough, comprehensive and unambiguous audit documents. Exactly what was needed.”

IEB, Dersingham Primary School

Our values: collaboration, dedication and quality

Our advisors come from a wide range of backgrounds but all share the ASEND company values of collaboration, dedication and quality.

Each of our advisors has been screened by an ASEND professional, all of whom have understanding of the field in which the advisor works. This means that quality is guaranteed; our company is a success as a product of its reputation. We wouldn’t risk that.

Local Authority Provision

As a  Local Authority, are you confident that you are fully compliant with the 2015 SEND Code of Practice and are you fully prepared for Local Area or Joint Local Area SEND Inspection or struggling to provide schools with specialist services?

ASEND can offer you access to a range of SEND services to ensure you are addressing all your statutory needs within your Local Authority. Here are just a few examples of services our specialist consultants can offer:

  • Review of Local Authority SEND provision
  • Support to create an action plan following a Local Area / Joint Local Area SEND inspection
  • An SEND expert to attend exclusion panel hearings
  • Bespoke SEND training and accredited programmes for all schools and specialist providers
  • Full SEND audits or Pre-Ofsted audits for schools and LA specialist providers, e.g. YOS
  • Review of SEND Transition Support programmes across LA Services
  • Review of LA and schools SEND Local Offer information on websites

Get in touch to discuss your Local Authority’s needs:
020 3668 1529


“We have been very pleased with the service once again this term. The ASEND consultant has helped train and prepare our acting SENCo who is now much more confident and is becoming a better and more independent practitioner. Thank you.”
Associate Head, Woodside High
“Emma Ackerman delivered tailor made support and has enabled our Inclusion leader to develop a workable action plan. She also reviewed the structure of the staffing at the school so that we could plan for forthcoming changes.”
Head Teacher, Mayespark Primary
“I will use ASEND again and have recommended them to many colleagues”
CEO, Eagle House School
“Extremely pleased with the professionalism and approach to tasks. A valuable service that we will use again.”
Deputy Head Teacher, Park View School
“Excellent service with caring, committed and skilled professionals. The staff involved are experienced, knowledgeable, skilled and committed to what they do.”
Head Teacher, Virtual School for LAC