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SEN Assessment and Review Service (SENAR)

The Special Educational Needs Assessment and Review Service (SENAR) is responsible for coordinating the statutory assessment process that can lead to an Educational Health and Care Plan. SENAR can be contacted in the following ways:

Tel: 0121 303 1888
Email: SENAR@birmingham.gov.uk

Changes to Special Educational Needs: Education, Health and Care Plans and the Local Offer

On 1 September 2014 Birmingham published a local offer setting out in one place a wide range of information about special educational needs including information about the new Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans that replace all previous SEN Statements and Learning Difficulty Assessments. The SEN Local Offer is available on the My Care in Birmingham website via this link.

More information about the changes to SEN can be found on the Special Educational Needs and Disability webpage.

SEND Information, Advice & Support Service (SENDIASS)

The Birmingham Special Educational Needs & Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) has been established to provide information, advice and support to children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities, and to their parents and carers. SENDIASS staff work for the Local Authority, but are expected to offer impartial and confidential advice at ‘arms-length’ from other LA services. More information about SENDIASS can be found via this link.