Welcome to Barnsley SENDIASS, the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS)

We provide free, confidential and impartial informationadvice and support to all young people and parents and carers of children and young people who:

  • have; or might have; a special educational need (SEN) or disability
  • are aged 0 to 25 years old
  • live in the borough of Barnsley

Discover more about us and what we can offer in the about SENDIASS section below.

What are Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)?

A child or young person has special educational needs and disabilities if they have a learning difficulty and/or a disability that means they need special health and education support.

Learn more about SEND by browsing the following websites:

Please visit our SENDIASS coronavirus help, advice and guidance pages that can help you during the coronavirus pandemic.

Refer yourself or your child

About Barnsley SENDIASS

Browse our referral policy and annual reports and find out how to contact us or complain.

More about Barnsley SENDIASS

Information, advice and support

Find answers to your questions, including how your nursery, school, college or local authority can help.

Get information, advice and support

Our groups

Find out about the SSENDIASS Strategic Management Group (SMG), the SENDIASS Young Person's Service (SYPS) or how to become a peer mentor and volunteer.



Browse our groups

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