London Borough of Croydon

Description of Service

The service is available for children and young people (CYP) with diagnosed hearing (HI) and/or visual impairment (VI), their families and settings from 0-25 years.

The specialist teaching and support staff of the Croydon Sensory Support Service work within the context of the Children’s Act 2014 and the SEND Code of Practice, working in collaboration with health professionals, families and carers, setting staff and CYP.

CSSS offers assessment and individualised educational intervention to support CYP with hearing and/or visual impairments.

For more information about the support the service can offer schools please use the link below  Croydon SEND Local Offer – CSSSS.  Information about referrals to the service are included here.

The Service Level Agreement (SLA) for the academic year 2018-2019 has been sent to all schools. The SLA explains in more detail the support the service offers and the responsivities of the school to ensure that this support is effective in meeting the needs of pupils.

If you further copies of the SLA please contact the service directly.

Getting in touch

Croydon Sensory Support Service
Area Office,
90 Central Parade,
New Addington,

0208 760 5780

Head of Service: Luisa Saddington -

Lead VI Practitioner (Acting): Rowena0’Brien -

Lead HI Practitioner (Acting): Alex Haxton​​​​​​​

For information about the Primary and Secondary enhanced learning provisions for pupils with HI contact Cindy Paulding,


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