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The Steering Group

Halton SENDIASS Steering Group has representation from a number of services and professionals involved with children and young people with additional needs. The group includes parents who have used the service and are well placed to providing parental perspective on the effectiveness in services delivered.  

The SENDIAS Service Steering Group will:

  • promote and support the development of the Halton SENDIASS Service
  • Ensure that Halton SENDIASS operates at ‘arms-length’ from Halton Local Authority 
  • identify and promote good practice, raise issues and concerns, identify gaps in services
  • pass on the above information to relevant agencies
  • have a formal mechanism for presenting this information to Halton Local Authority
  • have a formal mechanism for the Local Authority and relevant agencies to respond to the above
  • have a formal mechanism for the  Local Authority to keep the group informed of developments in the Local Area
  • promote a culture of challenge and support; supporting both the SENDIASS and Halton Local Authority in  service delivery and the arrangements for maintaining impartiality