SEND

Our vision for all children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is that they have the right support and opportunities at the right time so that they become resilient, happy and independent adults and lead fulfilling lives.

SEND

Sunderland Local Offer

The Local Offer provides information and support for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities (SEND) aged 0 to 25, and their families and carers. 

Find out more about the SEND Local Offer

The Professional Portal can be used to complete all aspects of the Educational Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment

The SEND Portal provides a range of resources to support education settings in Sunderland.

Information about home to school transport for mainstream placements, children with SEND and post 16.

In SEND

  • Find out more about the Disabled Children Register (DCR).
  • Short break and respite care for children and young people.
  • The Professional Portal can be used to complete all aspects of the Educational Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment and review process.
  • Information about home to school transport.
  • Information and support for children and young people with SEND and their families and carers.
  • The SEND Portal provides a range of resources to support education settings in Sunderland.
  • We offer a range of support for children and young people with SEND and their families and carers in Sunderland.
  • Information and support for children and young people with SEND and their families and carers.