SENDIASS Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service or SENDIASS provides free impartial, confidential and accurate information, advice and support about education, health and social care for children, young people and their parents on matters relating to special educational needs and disability. We work to the Minimum Standards for SENDIASS and our team of senior practitioners are able to support, inform and advise on the basis of legal training and a detailed knowledge of education Visit the links here for latest COVID-19 updates and resources. LATEST NEWS! Information and advice regarding Exam Results 2020 SEND gateway have published SEND resources to help schools and families prepare for the return to school. These resources include a Covid19 SEND Review Guide, a guide on questions for families to ask when returning to school after a period of absence and a webinar and resources for a safe successful return to school following a critical incident. You can access the bank of resources here. Find out more about our policies We are part of the London Stockport Yorkshire & Humber Warwickshire Wiltshire Case Studies & News About us About us KIDS SENDIASS KIDS is one of the leading providers of Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support Services (SENDIASS) which provide information, advice and support around special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The services are free, impartial, confidential and accurate. The services are for children and young people aged 0 – 25 who have or may have SEND, their parents and carers. As part of the Children and Families Act 2014 it is a legal requirement that all local authorities ensure children and young people with SEND and their parents have access to a SENDIASS service. As statutory services (ones that must be provided by law) SENDIASS are all funded by the Local Authority (LA). However, they are all expected to be at ‘arm's length’ of the local authority and to provide impartial information, advice and support. You can read KIDS SENDIAS impartiality policy here. KIDS SENDIASS work to the Minimum Standards for SENDIASS. You can watch this short animation explaining more about the minimum standards. We are part of the Find out more about our KIDS SENDIASS policies. KIDS KIDS is a national charity, founded in 1970, that provides a wide range of services to disabled children, young people and their families in England. We aim to empower disabled children and young people to develop their skills and achieve their aspirations. We create opportunities for them to take part in play, learning, leisure, skills training and social activities. Our success is based upon building a close partnership with parents, carers and siblings and helping them find solutions to the obstacles they meet in daily life. KIDS’ vision is a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations. Learn more about KIDS.