Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information and Advice Support Service privacy notice

The Special Educational Needs Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) is a statutory service and offers parent/carers and young people access to confidential and impartial information, advice and support so they can make informed decisions about their child’s special educational needs (SEN) or their own educational needs.

We collect the information listed below to enable the service to provide appropriate information advice and support, liaise with other professionals, sign post to other services and for data reporting/analysis of the service users. The information is also used to inform our service users of various activities provided by SENDIASS service   and other services and professionals within Barnet.

Personal information collected

  • Name 
  • Gender
  • Address and contact details
  • Date of birth
  • Health information like SEN and disability categories  
  • Education information  
  • Equalities information

Who we share the information with

  • Other council services like the SEN and social care teams
  • Health agencies like Occupational Therapy and Speech & Language Therapy
  • Schools
  • Professional and outside agencies such as Mencap or Barnardos

Legislation that applies

Children and Family Action (2014) (Part3)

Code of Practice (2014)

How long we keep your information

The Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of practice stipulates 0 to 25 years.