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Specialist Health Services (Local Offer)

Specialist Health Services 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,…

Universal Health Services (Local Offer)

Universal Health Services 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…

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…

Early Help and Social Care (Local Offer)

Early Help Early help is the support we give to children, young people and their families where they have additional needs that aren't being met by universal services (services that are available to everyone, like health and education). When a family has additional needs, we…

Short Breaks (Local Offer)

Short Breaks 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…

Benefits of breastfeeding

Benefits of breastfeeding It's never too early to start thinking about how you're going to feed your baby. But you do not have to make up your mind until your baby is born. your breast milk is perfectly designed for your baby breast milk protects…

SEND Strategy 2019 - 2024 (Local Offer)

What is the SEND strategy?  The SEND Strategy 'SEND is everybody's business' sets out what Peterborough and Cambridgeshire wants to achieve over the next five years for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). It will be supported by an action plan that sets out in more…

Local Offer Parent Carer Participation

Parent Carer Participation This page has been set up in response to parents who have requested their own page on the Local Offer, where they can find information on a range of areas and where they can interact. We are unable to make this page…

Support, Advice and Information for Parent Carers and Carers (Local Offer)

As parents and carers, we tend to focus on meeting the needs of our children, young people and family members.  This section of the SEND Information hub (Local Offer) is all about support and information that may be of use to you as carers. You…

Hate Crime (Adults and Local Offer)

Hate Crimes Hate crimes can be committed against a person or property, and are crimes which the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity, namely: Disability Race or ethnicity Religion or belief…