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Information on childcare and funding available

Information on childcare and funding available For information about available childcare and funding please visit the childcare funding pages

Preparing for Adulthood - Independent Living (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…

Preparing for Adulthood - Employment (Local Offer)

Preparing for adulthood - Employment Employment is a very important part of life. When people have a job, they feel part of society, they have a purpose, make new friends plus have money in their pockets to buy the things they want. There are a…

Sensory Impairment (Local Offer)

What is sensory impairment? The term sensory impairment means a diagnosis of: Vision impairment Hearing impairment  Multi sensory impairment (which means having a diagnosed vision and hearing impairment with at least a mild loss in each sense.  This is also called Dual Sensory Loss or…

Staying Safe (Local Offer)

Staying Safe Parents of young children know all too well the importance of thoroughly childproofing the home. However, for parents of children with learning, social and behavioral issues, safety is a particularly pressing concern regardless of the child's age. Parents must modify their children's environment…

CQC and Ofsted Inspection of SEND (Local Offer)

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) carried out a joint inspection of our local area between 3 -14 June 2019. Under the Children and Families Act 2014, the government placed new duties on the local health, social and education…

Are you hoping to go to college in September? (Local Offer)

Hoping to go to college? This page includes COVID-19 information for SEND young adults who are transitioning to college in September. What help is available? Ask your school or college SENCO and careers advisers about how they can help you decide on: Which course Which college How…

Money and Benefits (Local Offer)

There are some temporary changes to how adult social care services are paid for during the COVID-19 pandemic.  You can see the details on our Adults COVID-Information page under the heading Paying for Adult Social Care services. Money and Benefits If you have disabilities you may…

Autism (Local Offer)

Autism Autism or Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) is a term used to describe a group of lifelong, neurodevelopmental conditions marked by how a person with autism interacts socially, how they communicate and patterns of restricted, stereotyped or repetitive behaviour they may have. It is a…

Homes Not Hospitals Care (Local Offer). {Formerly known as Transforming Care}

What is homes not hospitals care? Transforming Care can improve the lives of children, young people or children and adults with autism and/or learning disability with behaviour that challenges and/or mental health issues.  It is about improved support in your community.  This is to try to…
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