Services for Parents
Newcastle Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service (SEND IASS)
Newcastle Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service (SEND IASS) provide information, advice and support at any stage of a child or young person’s education, and they provide an Independent Supporter for families in the process of getting an Education Health and Care Plan. This is an impartial confidential service. They provide information, advice and support for
parents and carers of children with special educational needs
- children and young people up to the age of 25 years
They specialise in education matters but can support with social care and health issues by signposting to partners. Newcastle Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service (SEND IASS) can be contacted on 0191 284 0480 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org ask for Judith Lane or Sarah Francis
Newcastle Families United
This is a support network for parents, carers and families of children with special education needs and disabilities. They aim to connect families with agencies, organisation, professionals and other families to provide a structured way to share information and improve provision. To find out more, click on the link below.
‘For every shape and size of family, whatever they need and whatever their child’s disability, we’re here.’
Contact support families with the best possible guidance and information and they bring families together to support each other. They have a fantastic website full of practical advice and support. Please check it out!