We provide a range of information, legally based advice and support to help parents/carers, children and young people on all matters relating to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). We are here to help you make informed choices and enable parents/carers to play an active role in their child's education.
We offer free, confidential and impartial support to children and young people aged 0-25 years old with SEND and their parents and carers.
All Dudley SENDIASS staff are trained to Level 3 of SEND Legal Training, which is delivered by IPSEA, the independent SEND body on behalf of the IAS network. This training is recognised and regulated by the Solicitor’s Regulatory Authority.
Information regarding SEND inspection please see 'Information SEND Inspection' drop-down tab below.
Dudley SENDIASS Helpline: 01384 817373
IMPORTANT UPDATE during Coronavirus, for parents with children with SEND and young people. We are continuing to operate the service, we are able to offer information, advice and support however in line with Government advice. Please make contact either by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting our office mobiles 07824 543233, 07900 161363 or 07929 777744.
Further information is available from the The Information, Advice and Support Service Network (IASS Network) website. You will also find useful resources providing information relating to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.
Following the new national restrictions on 5th November, Minister Vicky Ford, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, has published an open letter to all children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), their parents/carers and families, and others who support them.