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Friday 27 April 2018
Somerset Parent Partnership

Phone: 01823 355 578 email: info@somersetsend.org.uk

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"Local Authorities must arrange for children with SEN or disabilities for whom they are responsible, and their parents, and young people with SEN or disabilities for whom they are responsible, to be provided with information and advice about matters relating to their SEN or disabilities."

Source: SEND Code of Practice 2014, Chapter2

***PLEASE SEE BELOW DETAILS OF A COMPETITION WE ARE RUNNING FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AGED UP TO 25 TO DESIGN A LOGO FOR SENDIAS***

Somerset SENDIAS 

Somerset SENDIAS (Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information, Advice and Support) can give children, young people (aged 0 to 25) and their parent carers information, advice and support about SEND. This can include information on Education, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessments and Plans.

Somerset SENDIAS is an information, advice and support service for:

  • parent carers of children and young people (aged 0 to 25) with SEND
  • children and young people (aged 0 to 25) with SEND

The service is:

  • free
  • confidential
  • impartial

Somerset SENDIAS offers:

  • a phone helpline and email support
  • individual support to help with issues on SEND
  • information, advice and support on SEND law through the Somerset SENDIAS website and leaflets
  • Independent Support to help with the Education, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment and process.
  • Information, advice and support for mediation and SEND tribunals
  • information on SEND groups available in Somerset
  • information on Somerset's Local Offer
  • signposting to other services

The service is free, confidential and impartial.

Telephone   01823 355578         

Email  info@somersetsend.org.uk