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SENDIASS

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities information, advice and support service (SENDIASS)

North East Lincolnshire Special Educational Needs and Disabilities information, advice and support service (NEL SENDIASS) is a parent partnership service between us and Barnardo’s. The NEL SENDIASS staff work for Barnardo’s and run the service.

What we do

NEL SENDIASS provides impartial information, advice and support on matters around special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Support is provided on a range of topics, including:

  • provision in schools
  • assessment processes
  • conversion of statements to education, health and care plans (EHCP)
  • reviews
  • transitions
  • exclusions
  • transport
  • specialist provision/support services
  • appeals
  • local policies
  • SEND code of practice

Support may be provided on a one to one or group basis according to need.

Who our service is for

NEL SENDIASS is a free, impartial, and confidential service for parents and carers of children and young people (0 to 25) with additional needs. Children and young people with additional needs aged 0 to 25 years can also access the service for support in their own right.

How to access the service

Access the service by contacting them directly using the following details:

Resources and useful links

Videos

Part one – About SENDIASS

Part two – What is an EHCP?

Introduction to the information advice and support service

Local offer, making decisions, EHCP and post 16 support

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