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Are you hoping to go to college (Local Offer)

Hoping to go to college? This page includes helpful information if you are planning to go to college. 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 to get help…

Neuro Developmental Disorders (Local Offer)

Neuro Developmental Disorders Neurodevelopmental disorders are disabilities in the functioning of the brain. This can affect a child's behaviour, memory or ability to learn. The disorders include dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism.   'Neurodiversity' is a term that refers to the natural differences between people. It can be…

Autism (Local Offer)

Autism This page is about Autism or Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC). ASC can affect: how a person interacts with other people how they communicate patterns of restricted, stereotyped or repetitive behaviour Autism is a lifelong neurological condition. People are born with it, do not grow…

Money and Benefits (Local Offer)

Money and Benefits If you have disabilities you may be able to claim some money from the Government. This might be to pay for your housing or support. There are places you can go for advice and information. The Gov.uk page on benefits is a useful…

Learning Disabilities and Autism Programme (Local Offer)

What is the Learning Disabilities and Autism Programme? The Learning Disabilities and Autism Programme (formally 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…

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…

Assessment and Education, Health and Care plans (Local Offer)

Assessment and Education Health and Care Plans The SEND Code of Practice 2015 is very clear in its advice that the majority of children and young people with SEN or disabilities will have their needs met within local early years settings, schools or post 16…

Disability Social Care 0-25 Service (Local Offer)

Disability Social Care 0-25 Service Children and young people with disabilities have the same rights as others. We want to make sure that you have the right information, guidance and support. Every child, young person and family is different. We will always work with you to…

Social Care (Local Offer)

Social Care Disabled children and young people should be able to access services available to all children and young people. Not all children and young people with additional needs will require a specialist service or intervention. Some children and young people with special educational needs…

Preparing for Adulthood - Independent Living (Local Offer)

Preparing for independence Thinking about and preparing for growing up and adulthood is something that happens throughout children and young people’s lives.  Independent living is a part of preparing for adulthood and includes things like: somewhere to live skills for looking after yourself and your…