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What to do if you think your child has special educational needs

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We have high hopes and aspirations for children and those with special educational needs and/or disabilities should have equal access to opportunities and the necessary support to do so.

We work closely with schools to support children and young people who need help. However, if you think your child needs specialist education or support please contact the SEN and Engagement Service. They will tell you all you need to know, including what you need to do if you think your child needs an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

The SEN and Engagement Service co-ordinates EHCPs and deals with placements in specialist provisions.

We also have a wide range of services available to provide help and support to children, parents, schools and other professionals to ensure that all children and young people get the best education.

For further information, please see the Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs page and Stockton's Local Offer website.

Contact the SEN and Engagement Service

Address: SEN and Engagement Service, Stockton Borough Council, 4th Floor, Queensway House, West Precinct, Billingham, TS23 2YQ

Telephone: 01642 527145 or 528739

Email:  sensection@stockton.gov.uk 

 

Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service 

Stockton Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SEND IASS) (formerly Parent Partnership Service) is a free, impartial and confidential service.

We provide advice, information and support on all matters relating to special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to:

  • Parents/ carers of children and young people with SEN or a disability
  • Young people up to the age of 25 with SEN or a disability

Your child/ young person does not need to have an Education Health and Care Assessment or Plan to access the service.

Visit the Stockton Information Directory for further information regarding the service.

Contact the Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service

Contact: Caroline Fell, SEND Information, Advice and Support Officer

Telephone: 01642 527158

Email: SENDIASS@stockton.gov.uk