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SENDIASS Gloucestershire

SENDIASS Gloucestershire provides information, advice and support on matters relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The service is offered to parents and carers of children and young people aged between 0 and 25 years old. Young people aged 16 - 25 can also contact the service directly.

 

SENDIASS Gloucestershire provides free, confidential and impartial advice to parents and young people between the ages of 16 and 25. They can help parents play an active and informed role in their child / young person’s education.

 

SENDIASS Advisers can:

  • Provide information and advice on the telephone
  • Meet you in person to discuss your concerns
  • Help you to prepare for meetings, appeals and tribunals
  • Support you to attend meetings
  • Help you to prepare for transport, exclusion and admissions appeals
  • Support you to attend transport, exclusion and admission appeal hearings
  • Help to explain reports written by professionals
  • Explain the Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment process
  • Provide a range of written literature
  • Provide advice on matters such as SEN support, starting or changing schools, attendance, bullying, home to school transport, exclusions
  • Help you to prepare for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Tribunals
  • With parents' permission liaise with schools and other agencies
  • Signpost to other sources of help

Who to contact

Contact Name
Britt Fox
Contact Position
Manager & Senior Adviser
Telephone
0800 158 3603
01452 389344
01452 389345
E-mail
sendiass@carersgloucestershire.org.uk
Notes

Facebook: SENDIASS Gloucestershire

Twitter: @sendiassglos

Where to go

Name
Messenger House
Address
2nd Floor
35 St .Michael's Square
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
Postcode
GL1 1HX

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Session Information
All year round.

Other Details

Costs

Additional Charges
Free

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

The service is offered to parents and carers of children who have special educational needs (SEN) or additional needs (aged 0-25 years)

The service is also offered to young people between the ages of 16 and 25

Parents and young people may self-refer at any time

Local Offer

Local Offer Details

SENDIASS Gloucestershire provides information, advice and support on matters relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The service is offered to parents and carers of children and young people aged between 0 and 25 years old. 

The service is also available to young people between the ages of 16 and 25.

Accessibility - the building is fully accessible and there is a lift and a disabled toilet.

Contact Name
Britt Fox / Karin Young
Contact Telephone
0800 158 3603 (freephone)
Contact Email
sendiass@carersgloucestershire.org.uk
SEN Provision Type
Targeted

SEND Local Offer Form  

Who is your service for?
Targeted
Local Offer Age Bands
4-11 (Primary School)
11-16 (Secondary School)
16-18 (Transitions into Adulthood)
18-25 (Young Adults)
0-4 (Birth to Pre-School)
Is the building fully wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Is there disabled changing and toilet facilities?
Yes
Describe any training or experience you/your staff, have had or are having in issues around SEND?

Qualified Teacher Status

MEd Inclusive Education

MSc Criminological Psychology

Legal Training

SEND Training

 

Have any members of you/your team had experience of working with children and young people with the following disabilities/additional needs?
a) young people with autistic spectrum disorders
Yes
b) young people who use alternative communication methods
Yes
c) young people with learning difficulties/disabilities whose behaviour challenges us
Yes
d) young people with complex physical/medical requirements
Yes

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