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Last month 604 parent/carers and young people accessed our service which led to a total of 2,965 emails, contact forms, telephone calls and face to face meetings. Contact us if you need our advice and support.  

How we can help

We offer free, confidential and impartial information, advice and support service on issues related to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND).

SENDIASS Referral Process

The levels of the support we can offer you and what happens when you contact our service

Children & Young People Projects

An overview of our participation projects involving children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Meet the team

Meet the team who make up the SENDIASS service

United in Diversity 2024

SENDIASS were proud to be part of the United in Diversity event at Braxted Park this June 2024. This special diversity event was designed by the children of Essex and was organised by the Multi School Council in partnership with SEND IASS and the Essex SEND Strategy and Innovation team.

Service data

Here you can find a copy of our annual report and accompanying service data. 

Steering group

The role of the Steering Group is to promote and support the work of the service.

Covid-19 Information

We take the safety of our families, their children and young people, our staff and partners extremely seriously.


Current vacancies for SEND IASS.