For Parents and Carers

Welcome to our homepage for Parents and Carers!

We understand that finding and securing the right services/support for your child’s needs can feel overwhelming and difficult. That is why we are here to help you.

Watch the video to learn more about what our service can offer you.

Testimonials for Portsmouth SENDIASS

"Your service was helpful to me and l really appreciate it a lot. Thank you so much."
"Thank you. You have been very helpful. Now my child has the support they need."
"Awareness of legislation and what schools should be doing and having someone from SENDIASS there has been really helpful."

What can we help you with?

How to make a self referral to us

We have no formal referral process to allow ease of access for parents. All you need to do is contact us via any of the methods on our “Contact Us” page (preferably email), and provide all of the following details. This will help speed up the process of answering queries:

Parent Support

Learn more about support groups and forums in your area.

Respite & Taking a Break

Find out what care and respite services are available for your child in your area.

Preparing for Adulthood

Find out about what services are available to help your child become more independent.


Having difficulties with your child’s education? Learn more about what you can access and how to resolve problems here.

Everything to do with EHCPs

Find out everything you need to know about Education, Health, and Care Plans (EHCPs)

Health & Therapies

Concerned about your child’s physical and/or mental health? Learn about what they are entitled to here.

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