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Service to help disabled children and young people

Address details
Organisation KIDS
Address 249 Birmingham Road Wylde Green
B72 1EA
Contact details
Phone 0121 355 2707
Opening hours Monday 9AM–6PM
Tuesday 9AM–6PM
Wednesday 9AM–6PM
Thursday 9AM–6PM
Friday 9AM–6PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service or SENDIASS is a free, confidential and impartial service for parents and carers, children and young people (up to 25 years). The type and range of support offered includes:

-Information regarding the local offer, local policy and SEN/ disability law from independently trained staff
-Advice for parent/carers, children and young people on gathering, understanding and interpreting information and applying it to their own situation
-Personalisation of personal budgets
-Information on the local authority’s processes for resolving disagreements, its complaints procedures and means of redress
-Signposting children, young people and parents to alternative and additional sources of local and national information, advice and support
-Individual casework and representation where needed including support in attending meetings, contributing to assessments and reviews and participating in decisions about outcomes for the child or young person.
-Support for parents and young people in managing mediation and appeals to the SEND Tribunal

Our SENDIASS services:
-Lewisham SENDIASS
-Richmond and Kingston SENDIASS
-Stockport SENDIASS
-Wakefield Early Support, Advice and Information Liaison service (WESAIL)

Service details
Categories Family support
Gender both
Quality standards

Last updated: Dec 13, 2016 11:13

Services focused on particular beneficiaries do not imply that they are offered exclusively to these persons only.