Parents in Partnership (sendiass)

Parents in Partnership (sendiass)

(Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service)

The Service aims to promote effective partnerships between parents/carers, Schools and the County Council.

They provide information and support for parents and carers to enable them to play an active and valuable role in their children’s education.

They offer:

  • a telephone helpline service
  • information and support for parents, carers, children and young people
  • written information about SEN available on web page/leaflets
  • information sessions for parents and carers
  • advice and support in relation to school admissions and appeals
  • training for professional staff and school governors
  • access to an Independent Supporter where appropriate

They help parents:

  • by listening to your views and concerns
  • by working with you to explore your options
  • prepare for meetings
  • find the confidence to express your views
  • with forms, letters and reports
  • to understand rights in relation to SEN and disability
  • work in partnership with schools and the local authority to develop positive relationships

Helpline number – 01473 265210

Available in office hours Monday-Friday. You can leave a message and we will get back to you.

You can also email –

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