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Children and Young people SEND Information, Advice and Support Service

Description

The 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).

We also offer a separate SENDIASS service specifically for those over 16.

The type and range of support offered at Hull SENDIASS includes yhe following:

  • 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.

The type and range of support offered at Hull SENDIASS for those over 16 can support young people:

  • Providing information, advice and support to young people (and if they choose, their parents/carers) on issues relating to education, health and social care
  • Ensuring the information, advice and support is accessible and meaningful to the young person
  • To use a key working approach and become a single point of contact for the young person, to ensure a holistic and coordinated provision of services and support
  • Encouraging self advocacy and ensuring that young people can participate fully in the decisions that affect their lives.
Location
KIDS
182 Chanterlands Avenue
Hull
HU5 4DJ
Parking and accessibility
On-site parking is not available. Outreach services available across the East Riding.
Registered service and regulatory body

Services regulated by Ofsted and Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Staff training and experience

All KIDS staff receive extensive training relevant to their particular roles and are experienced in working with children with SEND and their families. KIDS staff have received independent training on SEN and disability law, school admissions, school exclusions, health and social care law from IPSEA and are trained to IASN level 3 along with Tribunal training. They have also received training in person centred planning and safeguarding amongst other training.

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Description

The 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).

We also offer a separate SENDIASS service specifically for those over 16.

The type and range of support offered at Hull SENDIASS includes yhe following:

  • 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.

The type and range of support offered at Hull SENDIASS for those over 16 can support young people:

  • Providing information, advice and support to young people (and if they choose, their parents/carers) on issues relating to education, health and social care
  • Ensuring the information, advice and support is accessible and meaningful to the young person
  • To use a key working approach and become a single point of contact for the young person, to ensure a holistic and coordinated provision of services and support
  • Encouraging self advocacy and ensuring that young people can participate fully in the decisions that affect their lives.
Costs

Free

Opening times

Mondays 9am-5pm

Tuesdays 9am-5pm

Wednesdays 9am-5pm

Thursdays 9am-5pm

Fridays 9am-5pm

Age
0-25
How to access
  • You can self refer by calling
  • You can self refer with an online form or email
  • Your GP or health worker can refer you
Who is this for?
  • Any type of disability or learning difficulty
  • Anyone with a disability or SEN, diagnosis not needed.
Family involvement
  • Familiy can only support and not take part