Families InFocus Indulgence Days We periodically host special Indulgence Day’s for parents/carers of children with special needs. Alternative therapists provide a range of treatments and a buffet lunch is provided.
The purpose of the Local Offer is to enable parents and young people to see more clearly what services are available for children with special educational needs and disabilities in their area, and how to access them. The Local Offer will include provision from birth to 25 across education, health and social care.
SEND Reforms via Mencap
Mencap have recently produced 2 easy read guides to the SEND Reforms, which are endorsed by Edward Timpson MP (Minister for Children & Families), and are now available on Mencap’s website.
Special Needs And Parents – is an Essex charity for families with children and young people who have any special need or disability. The online Directory provides a comprehensive guide to useful contacts to point you in the right direction.
SEND Code of practice: 0 to 25 years
Statutory guidance which explains the duties of local authorities, health bodies, schools and colleges to provide for those with special educational needs under part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014.