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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Welcome to South Tyneside's Local Offer

The Local Offer provides information for children and young people (from birth to 25 years) with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) and their parents or carers in a single place.

For more information including details on accessibility, and to give feedback, see about our Local Offer.

About Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Special Educational Needs (SEN) describes the needs of children who have a difficulty or disability, which makes learning harder for them than other children of the same age.

Not all disabled children have SEN.

Find out more about Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

 

Education

Education support for 0-25 year olds. Information about Education Health and Care (EHC) Plans.

Education

Health services

View a list of services which offer support for specific health conditions.

Health services

Social care

Housing, moving to Adult Social Care, social care assessments.

Social care

Transport

Blue Badge parking, bus passes, school transport and more.

Transport

Leisure

Information about extra support to get out and use leisure facilities.

Leisure

Events calendar

View our calendar of events and activities for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Events calendar

Carers and families

There is support available for carers and families.

Carers and families

Money and benefits

Financial support and information.

Money and benefits

Childcare

All childcare settings in South Tyneside aim to be inclusive.

Childcare

Complaints

How to make a complaint if you are unhappy with a service.

Complaints

Search services

Search for local, regional and national services for children and young people (0-25 years) with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Or, View all services

Search services

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We're working to give the children of South Tyneside the best start in life.

Find out about our wide range of services for children and families. We want to build safer and stronger families, provide increased opportunities for enterprise learning and skills within healthier communities.

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