SEND Information Advice and Support Service

This dedicated information advice and support service is for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and their families.

The service is impartial, confidential, and free. It can help you to gather, understand and interpret information and apply it to your own situation.

Children and young people can also access the service independently from their parents. We can provide support around:

  • The local offer
  • Local policy and practice
  • Education law on SEN and related law on disability, health and social care
  • Personalisation and personal budgets

How we can help you

We can:

  • Discuss your concerns about special educational needs or disabilities (SEND)
  • Explain SEND policies and procedures in Lancashire
  • Assist you with SEND paperwork
  • Liaise between you, your nursery, school or college and other professionals
  • Support you with relevant meetings
  • Signpost you to other sources of support about SEND

We can also provide advice through parent carer support groups, local SEN youth forums or local disability groups and training events.

To access the service please fill in our referral form and one of our officers will contact you within 7 working days.

SEND Information advice and support service referral form

You can contact us on:

SEND Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS)

Confidentiality and impartiality


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