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advice and help on services for families in Walsall.

Information, Advice and Support Service (SEND)

Information, Advice and Support Service (formerly Walsall Parent Partnership Service) is a statutory service who provide information advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs (SEN).

They help make sure that parents' views are heard and understood and that these views inform local policy and practice.

They are able to provide information and advice about:

  • How special educational needs are identified and assessed by schools and the local authority
  • Who parents can talk to in a school or Local Authority about their concerns
  • The SEN Code of Practice, the statutory assessment process and statements
  • Parents/carers rights and responsibilities
  • Meetings and reviews about a child's needs
  • How progress is monitored and reviewed
  • What parents can do if they are not happy with a decision made about their child's SEN

To find out more please visit www.walsallparentpartnership.org.uk/Their website is currently being updated. If you require any information regarding Special Educational Needs /Disability please contact the service on 01922 650330 or by email at iasssend@walsall.gov.uk