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Preparing for Adulthood - Good Health (Local Offer)

Preparing for adulthood For young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND), planning for adulthood begins in Year 9 (the school year in which a child has their 14th birthday), and in some cases will continue until their 25th birthday.  We often call this…

Universal Health Services (Local Offer)

Peterborough has a wide range of health services for children and young people  including GPs, pharmacists, dentists, opticians and hospital services. These services are known as ‘universal’ because they are available to everyone.  To find your nearest service go to NHS Choices and enter your…

Personal Assistant Register (Adults)

Employing a Personal Assistant A personal assistant (PA) can be employed if you need care and support to enable you to live as independently as possible at home. Personal assistants can provide help with your care and support needs. You can search the PA Register for…

Community Information (Adults)

On this area of the Peterborough Information Network you can find links to lots of useful information in the community. You can also find information on the Getting Out and About pages.

Short Breaks (Local Offer)

Short Breaks provide opportunities for children and young people with disabilities to spend time away from parents and carers within quality services.  Short Breaks also provide parents and carers with breaks from their caring responsibilities and facilitate quality of life by enabling families to access…

Specialist Health Services (Local Offer)

Children with special educational needs and disabilities will need support from different health services at different stages in their lives.  Some children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities will have more complex needs and may need more specialist services, also called ‘secondary…

Early Help and Social Care (Local Offer)

Early Help, Early Years and Early Support You may have come across the three terms Early Help, Early Years and Early Support. So what do they mean?  What is the difference?  Below we have tried to describe each term.  Early Help (0-19)  The term Early Help is used…

SEND Partnership Service (Local Offer)

SEND Partnership Service Impartial advice and information about Special Educational Needs Help for parents, children and young people to navigate through the Special Educational Needs process Help for parents about their rights to make sure the educational needs of their child are met Help for…

Educational Psychology Service (Local Offer)

Educational Psychology Service The Educational Psychology Service is for children and young people aged 0 to 25. All of the Educational Psychologists (EPs) we employ are registered with the Health Care Professions Council and have specialist training and qualifications in Child Development, Psychology and Education.…

Decision Making Panels (Local Offer)

Decision Making Panels Peterborough City Council convenes a number of panels for making decisions relating to the allocation of local authority resources and support for children and young people. These are: Special Educational Needs (SEN) Panel Early Support Pathway Joint Agency Support Panel Short Breaks…
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