Durham County Council’s Inclusion and Achievement (SEND) Team promotes inclusion and equality of opportunity to ensure improved outcomes for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
Durham has 2575 children and young people with a statement of SEN. www.durham.gov.uk
Whilst we are still accepting referrals and attending group activities, please be aware that the Core Assets Independent Support Programme will be closing on the 31st July 2018. Independent Support was always intended to be a time limited resource, supporting the transition from statements to EHCPs. From August 2018 onwards, parents, children and young people will continue to be able to access information, advice and support on statutory assessment and annual reviews from your local SEND IASS.
Durham’s Local Offer provides access to a range of services in Durham and the surrounding area including:
There is currently no information about the Key Contacts. Please check back for more information soon.
Offers independent support to parents and carers of children with special needs
A parent and carer group aimed at improving services for children with additional needs.