You can now book an appointment online with a SENDIASS Advisor.  You will then be sent a consultation form.  This MUST be completed to confirm your appointment as soon as possible to avoid cancellation.  You can now amend and cancel your appointment and you will receive text and email reminders.

We Can Give You Information on:

  • The law on Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disability, Health and Social Care where they link to education
  • Local policy and practice
  • Personal budgets and working together (personalisation)
  • The Local Offer
  • Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP) 
  • Moving through stages of education, this is called transition
  • Mediation and dispute resolution, Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal Service and complaints procedures

Advice about:

  • Gathering, understanding and interpreting information and applying it to your own situation
  • Signposting to other services for information, advice and support
  • What to do when things go wrong
  • How to get the best from a meeting

Support with:

  • Preparing for and attending meetings
  • Writing letters
  • Understanding reports
  • The EHC Plan process and annual reviews
  • Admissions and Exclusions
  • Post 16 provision
  • Working in partnership with schools and the local authority to develop positive relationships