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SENDIASS stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service.
This is the SENDIASS service for people living in Hull.
It’s a free, impartial, and confidential service offering information to young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and to their parents and carers.
Families of young people aged 0 – 25 with special educational needs and disabilities. The service is open to parents and carers, and to young people themselves.
We are open Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.
Get in touch using the form below.
Hull SENDIASS provides legally-based information, advice and support relating to Education, Health and Social Care for families of children and young people aged 0-25 who live in Hull.
We empower parents/carers and young people to understand their rights and to be confident when making informed decisions and advocating for their child with SEND or for themselves.
SEND IAS Services are:
You do not need a diagnosis or Education, Health & Care Plan to access a SEND IAS Service.
Our independently trained staff provide telephone information, advice and support on:
We can also take a referral for specific and focused casework to support or represent you in meetings with professionals, in mediations and at tribunals.
We can provide support in understanding and completing certain assessment, review and complaints paperwork through our drop-in sessions.
Hull SENDIASS is available to professionals for information and advice when working with families of children with SEND as well.
The Children & Families Act 2014 states that young people have the right to get information, advice and support for themselves. Hull SENDIASS work with young people aged 16-25 who need extra help because of special educational needs and/or a disability.
We can support by:
You can contact us by filling in the form below or by phone, email, or by sending us a message via our Facebook page.
We are open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm. Outside these hours you can leave a message on our 24 hour answerphone.
We aim to respond to all queries within 2 working days.
Hull SENDIASS is a completely independent and impartial service. For more information about how we ensure our impartiality please read our SENDIAS impartiality policy.
Our SENDIAS services strive for the highest quality. The government publishes Minimum Standards for SENDIASS. Kids aims to meet and exceed those standards in all our work. Our staff are all highly experienced and knowledgeable. They receive regular training and updates on all aspects of SEND policy and law and have a detailed knowledge of Hull education services so they can advise you on your family’s rights and options.