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Information For Parents And Carers

We have provided information and advice on supporting a child or young person’s Special Educational Needs and / or disability.

You can click on the links below to view further details:

GUIDE TO COMPLETING EHCP SECTIONS

An information sheet on how to fill in the various sections of an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

PREPARING FOR ADULTHOOD

A factsheet for parents and carers on preparing your young adult to make decisions about their EHCP, learning and life choices.

HELP A YOUNG PERSON GIVE THEIR VIEWS

Information on the importance of young people taking part as fully as possible in decisions made about them

Useful Contacts

Below are a number of useful contacts for parents and carers:

IPSEA

IPSEA offers independent legally based advice, support and training to help get the right education for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

CONTACT.ORG

Call free on 0808 808 355 for parents and carers in any part of the UK with a disabled child aged from birth to 25 needing general help with benefits, grants, education, health and care needs

OFSTED

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They inspect services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

What is a typical day like for a SENDIASS Officer during the current lockdown?

If you are wondering what a typical day is like for our SENDIASS Officers while they work from home during the lockdown then Samantha Booth has written a journal of her day.

Calderdale SENDIASS Confidentiality Policy

The confidentiality policy sets out the way in which Calderdale and Kirklees Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) operates with respect to the confidentiality of its service users.

Calderdale SENDIASS Service Level Agreement

This Agreement specifies the requirements with which KIAS and Calderdale SENDIASS will work in the provision of their service to children, young people and parents/carers covering special educational needs and disability, health and social care.