SEND Services Survey
A group of councils in the North East are working together to improve support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). To support this work, we would like to get the views and experiences of parent carers and professionals. We would be grateful if you could complete the survey, which should take no longer than 10 minutes.
The survey for parent carers can be accessed here: forms.office.com/e/nuuWLkWHyW
The survey for professionals can be accessed here: forms.office.com/e/83uYZ76Lw6e
What do you think of Gateshead’s Local Offer?
The site is much more user friendly. The search button works really well.
The site needs to have drop down menus to support navigation.
We are currently adding additional ways to make the site accessible in consultation with young people and families.
Keep your eyes open for the forthcoming Young People’s Hub section.
What you need to know about the Local Offer
The Department for Education has created a Local Offer Guide and video which explains what is meant by “Local Offer” and what you can expect from your local authority.
Information, Advice, Services and Support
This section contains information about all of the support services within Gateshead SEND.
Young People’s Hub
This page aims to be a safe space for young people with additional needs in Gateshead to access relevant information and express their views and...
This section contains information about the educational support available for children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs or disabilities.
This section provides information about the health professionals and services that support children and young people with special educational needs...
Support and services are available for children and young people with disabilities who have been assessed as a Child in Need (CIN), and who may also...
Early Support is a way of working which aims to improve the delivery of services for disabled children, young people and their families. It enables...
Here you will find information, referral forms, proformas and CPD to support you in the role of SENDCo.
Preparing for Adulthood
All young people face changes as they move from being teenagers to becoming adults and need to make important decisions about their future. This...
There are a variety of specialist services and teams who provide support, advice and guidance individuals who may have Autism Spectrum Conditions...
This section outlines the transport support available for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities. Getting Out and...
In Gateshead and across the North East there are a range of play and leisure activities you can take part in. To help make days out more financially...
Participation and Involvement Work
Hi, my name is Alex Thompson and I'm the SEND Involvement Worker for Gateshead Council. It's my job to work with children and young people in...
Fostering, Carers and Adoption
This section details services available if you are interested in adopting or fostering a child or Young Person in Gateshead.
Concerns or Complaints
We hope that you find the services you or your child receives are of excellent quality and well suited to your needs. Occasionally, something may...
Family Information Service and Directory
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We welcome your views about our Local Offer. If you think information is missing or needs to be added or updated you can tell us...
This page includes events and activities for children, Young People, families and professionals.