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SENDIASS (Special Needs and Disability Information and Support Service)

The Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) provide advice and information to Young People and Parents/Carers of children with Special Education Needs. They provide impartial and factual support on all aspects of the SEN framework to help Young People and Parents/Carers play an active and informed role in their child's or their own education.


Parents can contact SENDIASS on:

Telephone: 0191 643 8317 and 643 8313



North Tyneside Parent Carer Forum

A groups of parents and carers of children, young people and adults aged 0-25 who have special educational needs and/or disabilities, who live in North Tyneside.  Their aim is to support parents and carers in our community enabling them to access services and give them a voice in shaping and developing these services.

They work closely with relevant providers on a strategic level to help improve services available to families.  They also work closely with the local authority, health and social care and with our local SENDIASS team as well as other agencies.


Parents can contact the Parent Carer Forum on:


Telephone: 0191 4060018



North East Family Support

Please find below all the links and information for the workshops for the North East Family Support Pilot project.  There are places available for families of children and young people with additional needs.

Families can contact Jaime Dowling to register and receive regular updates: