Who we are
We are a free, impartial and confidential service funded by Haringey Council and provided by Markfield, an independent charity. We offer advice, information and support to parents/ carers and young people from 16 – 25 years old in Haringey with SEND. Please see this short video about the IAS service.
What we offer
Support in attending meetings, contribution to asssessments and reviews and participation in decisions about outcomes for the children or young persons.
Guidance in directing children, young people and parents to additional support services where needed, including support related to preparing for adulthood.
Help when things go wrong, including support in arranging or attending early disagreement resolution meetings.
Support in managing mediation, appeals to the First-tier Tribunal for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), school exclusions, and complaints on matters related to SEN and Disability.
What areas we can help with
Education, Health and Care Plans including Annual Reviews
Special Education Needs and Disablilty Support in Schools
Understanding the Special Educational Needs and Disablitiy system
Help to prepare for Appeals and Tribunal Cases
Working directly with Young people with SEND
Young Person Leaflet