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Mental Health (Local Offer)

Mental Health All of us, children, young people and adults have mental health and it is important to look after it, like we would any other part of our body.  If you are having mental health problems though, you're not alone. One in four of…

Mental Health Crisis Breathing Space Scheme (adults)

What is Breathing Space? Breathing Space, officially called the Debt Respite Scheme, is a government scheme which could help relieve some of the pressure and stress caused by being in debt. Breathing Space aims to help relieve some of the pressure of dealing with your…

Money and Benefits (Local Offer)

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

Neuro Developmental Disorders (Local Offer)

Neuro Developmental Disorders Neurodevelopmental disorders are disabilities in the functioning of the brain that affect a child's behaviour, memory or ability to learn including, dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism.   Neurodiversity is a term that refers to the natural differences between people and was coined in the late 1990’s…

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…

Peterborough City Council Sensory (Hearing/Vision) and Physical Support Service (Local Offer)

The Sensory and Physical Support Service The Sensory and Physical Support Service at Peterborough City Council is part of the SEN and Inclusion Service (SENI).   We are a team of specialist teachers and support staff.  We work to ensure children and young people who have…

Peterborough SENCO COVID Forums (Local Offer)

Learn Together webpage The Peterborough SENCO COVID Forums page has moved to the Learn Together webpages. View the Peterborough SENCO COVID Forums (Local Offer) page.

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.  If the young person has an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) Preparing for Adulthood outcomes must be part of their EHCP from Year 9…

Preparing for Adulthood (Local Offer)

What does preparing for adulthood mean? Your child growing into a young adult can be a very worrying time for parents and carers.  Your child will be moving from familiar children’s services to new adult services and is expected to take on decision-making responsibility for…

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…