SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (SEND IASS)

Description

What is the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Information, Advice and Support Service?

  • It is a service which supports parents/carers of children who have or may have special educational needs.
  • It is a service which supports young people who have or may have special educational needs.
  • We can provide you with information and support on a one-to-one basis.
  • It is a service which recognises the importance of parents, carers, young people and children's views.
  • It is a service which helps the Local Authority and parent/carers and schools work together to meet the needs of children and young people.
  • This is a free impartial service.

        

What can the service offer you?

  • Someone impartial to talk to in confidence
  • Information about support groups and services in your area
  • The Local Offer
  • Personal Budgets
  • A straight forward explanation of educational procedures
  • Information on special educational needs and disability, health and social care
  • Help to fill in forms
  • Someone to help you put forward your views
  • Someone to attend meetings with you

        

The service runs an advice line where you will receive advice relating to special educational needs. Information sheets are available on a wide range of subjects including education, health and care plans. There is also a termly newsletter with lots of information for parents/carers, schools and support organisations.

 

You can contact the service Monday- Friday - 8:30am-5pm

You can also complete our evaluation form to let us know what you think about the service.

SEND IASS Newsletter

SEND IASS Case Studies

Service Details

Locations:
Harewood House, Harewood Hill, Darlington, DL3 7HY (directions displayed on map)
Organisation:
Darlington Borough Council
Service Type:
Information, advice and advocacy
Website:

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This page was last updated on 19 September 2019

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Contact Details

Telephone:
01325 405878
Email:
iass@darlington.gov.uk