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Free Training Opportunities for SEND Families with SENDIASS

SENDIASS (The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Services) are hosting a range of free training sessions and events for families of children with SEND.

These offer a valuable opportunity for parents and young people to hear from professionals within education, health and social care as well as gain an overview of the services provided including referral pathways.

It also provides an opportunity for families to have their questions answered and be more informed about the support and services available for children and young people with SEND.


SENDIASS Spring 2023 Workshops

  • Tuesday 10th January and Wednesday 28th February –  Understanding how to access support within settings
  • Wednesday 18th January and Tuesday 7th March – Understanding the EHCP process
  • Thursday 26th January and Thursday 9th March – Understanding and reading through your draft EHCP 
  • Tuesday 31st January and 15th March – Preparation to attend meetings in settings 
  • Wednesday 8th February and Tuesday 21st March – Understanding the Annual and Emergency Review Process
  • Thursday 16th February and Wednesday 29th March – Preparation for Post-16 transition


Upcoming SENDIASS Events

  • Wednesday 15th February – Physical Impairment & Medical Inclusion Service

An update from the Head of Service around reasonable adjustments.

  • Friday 21st April – Black Country and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group

An overview from the Designated Clinical Officer around assessing commissioned services within the Dudley borough.


To find out more about these workshops and events, contact a member of our Inclusion team or email