I need help and support with my child
I need help with learning
Visit our frequently asked questions page related to special educational needs which contains information on helping with learning.
I need help with communication
Speech, language and communication needs
Support to speak to a professional
The Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) is a statutory service which is run at ‘arm’s length’ from the Special Educational Needs decision makers and provides free, confidential, impartial advice, guidance and support.
- Help resolve disagreements
- Support you in meetings with professionals
- Explain how mediation works
- Explain your right of appeal through the tribunal system
Contact them by:
I need help with hearing, and sight impairment
Visit our directory for a list of services which provide information, advice and support for children and young people with:
I need help with physical disabilities
I need help with behaviour, mental health and autism
I need help at home
Visit our short breaks web section to find out if you are eligible to apply for the short breaks service
I don't know what help I need!
Visit our who to contact for advice and guidance web page for information on who to talk to about help and support around special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND)