Children's additional needs & disability

Children's additional needs & disability

Follow the links to find information, guidance and resources for professionals and families about support we offer for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Northumberland SEND Local offer

Northumberland SEND Local offer
Our Local Offer gives you information on the help and support available locally for children and young people aged 0 to 25 with special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND), and their families. It covers health, education, social care, leisure, preparing for adulthood and more.

SEND support services

SEND support services
The LIST teams have been realigned into new SEND Support Services and an Inclusion Service (information relating to the Inclusion Service is contained within the Virtual School

Autism Service

Autism Service
The ASD Support Team offer school based support to children and young people who have social communication difficulties or a diagnosis of ASD.

Literacy Support Service

Literacy Support Service
The Literacy Support Team aims to help meet the needs of children and young people with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), particularly persistent literacy difficulties (Dyslexia) The team comprises of four specialist teachers, working across county into all school phases.