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Useful Organisations

IPSEA – Independent Parental Special Education Advice

They offer free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Web: www.ipsea.org.uk

Newcastle Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS)

This service provides information specialising in education matters and includes information and signposting on social care and health issues.

Contact: Judith Lane

Tel: 0191 284 0480

Local Offer

The Local Offer describes the services available for children/young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) aged 0 – 25 and their families.

Email: localoffer@newcastle.gov.uk

Web: www.newcastlesupportdirectory.org.uk

Select SEND Local Offer


(New name for Contact a Family)

Helping families who care for disabled children.

Tel: 0808 808 3555

Email: northeast.office@contact.org.uk

Web: www.contact.org.uk

Look for advice in your area – select North East