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Education Resources


AAIS – Autism Advisory intervention service   

The Autism Advisory and Intervention Service (AAIS) is a regional service that provides advice and support for pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Advisory & Intervention Service (AAIS) | Education Authority Northern Ireland (

Armagh Office

028 3831 4471


Ballymena Office 

028 2566 1480


Belfast Office

028 9078 4230


Dundonald Office  

028 9056 6392


Omagh Office

028 8225 4552

Special Educational Dept SEELB    

Information and guidance for parents, carers and schools to support improved outcomes for children and young people with special educational needs.

Special Educational Needs (SEN) | Education Authority Northern Ireland (

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02890 566200

SENAC – Special educational needs advice centre     

SENAC advises on the Northern Ireland statutory SEN system. We provide information and advice on getting help and support in school for children with learning difficulties and special educational needs (SEN). Our service is independent and confidential.



02890 795779


028 91 279279


Family Support 

Down Locality Directory of services    

This comprehensive pocket sized booklet has been designed for Parents, Families and Professionals.

Children in the Down Locality enjoy a range of Universal Services eg GP, Midwife, Health Visitor, Nursery and School. Occasionally families require 

additional support, this Directory has a range of Family Support contacts

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Health and Social Care Support 

Directory of services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing    

These five directories list the names, numbers and web addresses (where applicable) of organisations that offer services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing. Where possible, additional information has also been provided, such as email addresses and contact details within each Health and Social Care Trust area.

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