Together achieving better decisions and brighter futures for Manchester families of children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

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SENDIASS is Manchester’s Information, Advice and Support Service (IASS) for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

They have gone through a number of name changes over the years and some of us may be used to calling them Parent Partnership or IASM or simply IAS. They are now officially called IAS Manchester (IASM).

They can provide:

– Information on school admissions and appeals
– Information on school exclusion
– Information on disability discrimination
– Support meetings in relation to SEN and disability issues
– Advocacy in meetings
– Informal disagreement resolution and mediation between parents, schools and the Local Authority
– Information on formal disagreement resolution and mediation services
– Information on other avenues of support to the voluntary and community sector
– Information on Health and Social care and the SEND Local Offer
– Help to make parents’ voices heard to influence change and development of services

You can also find information about them at: www.iasmanchester.org

Below are some events and articles relating to Manchester’s SEND Information, Advice and Support Service:

Understanding and Working with the Education System: Post-Diagnostic Workshop (Primary)

This session is delivered by Educational Psychologists and provides all information related to SEN and School.

Understanding and Working with the Education System: Post-Diagnostic Workshop (Secondary)

This session is delivered by Educational Psychologists and provides all information related to SEN and School.

Understanding and Working with the Education System: Post-Diagnostic Workshop (Primary)

This session is delivered by Educational Psychologists and provides all information related to SEN and School.

SEND Local Offer Drop-in (North Manchester)

The SEND Local Offer Drop-ins are a great way for parents & carers of children or young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) to find relevant information and support. Friendly and informal, please feel free to share your stories and ask questions.

Understanding and Working with the Education System: Post-Diagnostic Workshop (Secondary)

This workshop provides parents with information about the educational and support needs of autistic children and young people.

SEND Local Offer Drop-in (Central Manchester)

The SEND Local Offer Drop-ins are a great way for parents & carers of children or young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) to find relevant information and support. Friendly and informal, please feel free to share your stories and ask questions.

Understanding and Working with the Education System: Workshop for Parents/Carers (Primary)

This workshop provides parents with information about the educational and support needs of autistic children.

SEND Local Offer Drop-in (South Manchester)

The SEND Local Offer Drop-ins are a great way for parents & carers of children or young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) to find relevant information and support. Friendly and informal, please feel free to share your stories and ask questions.

Understanding and Working with the Education System: Workshop for Parents/Carers (Secondary)

This workshop provides parents with information about the educational and support needs of autistic children and young people.

SEND Local Offer Drop-in (Central Manchester)

The SEND Local Offer Drop-ins are a great way for parents & carers of children or young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) to find relevant information and support. Friendly and informal, please feel free to share your stories and ask questions. This