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Dudley Council’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) team supports SEND children and young people from the age of 0-25 years.

These children may have a learning disability, and may need more support than a mainstream school can usually provide.

Dudley SEND Assessment Team

Online: SEND Assessment Team
Telephone: 01384 814360


SENDIASS - Dudley Special Educational Needs & Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) provide a range of information, legally based advice and support to help parents/carers and young people on all matters relating to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

Telephone: 07824 543233 or 07900 161363 or 07929 777744.

Dudley's Local Offer 

Dudley's Local Offer is a one stop resource of information and services available to children and young people (aged 0-25) with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND), their parents, carers and families.

Tiny Happy People

The BBC website's Tiny Happy People has some special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) resources to provide families with advice.

Tiny Happy People

Specialist support groups


WeLoveCarers is a charity run by carers for carers, who aim to empower families by ensuring they have access to all the information they require.

Telephone: 01384 396626
Facebook: @WeLoveCarers

Positive About Down Syndrome (PADS)

Positive About Down Syndrome is a website run by parents providing information and support to new and expectant parents of a child with Down syndrome.

Telephone: 0330 111 2121
Facebook: @PADS


KIDS is a charity for disabled children, young people and their families. It provides practical, life-changing and creative support, empowering disabled children and young people to amplify their voices and champion their rights.

Telephone: 01384 897489
Facebook: @kidsorchard

Dudley Parent Carer Forum

Dudley Parent Carer Forum represent the voices of parent carers of children and young people with additional needs and disabilities in Dudley aged 0-25.

Facebook @dudleyparentcarerforum