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SEND resources and guidance for practitioners

Range of different resources and advice for professionals can be found here. Community occupational therapy resources SALT resources Sensory processing difficulties Autism Spectrum Condition Hearing impairment/Deafness Down's syndrome Additional support for professionals (IPSEA) NASEN Resources Westminster SEND Local Offer Westminster SEND IASS

SEND Toolkit

The SEND Toolkit is a comprehensive document for Early years professionals and includes useful links, proformas and local Bi-borough information. Exemplar SENIF Exemplar EHCNA SEND toolkit

Sexual Health

Sex is part of many young adults’ lives and this is perfectly normal. It's also perfectly normal if you have chosen not to have sex - you don't have to until you feel fully ready. No-one has the right to try and convince you otherwise…

Social Services and Family Support

Social Services and family support What we do and who we can help Many people are worried that contacting children's social services will mean that children are taken into care. In fact, unless a child is in danger, we will work hard with parents to help…

South Kensington Green Trail

From the end of July to mid-October, South Kensington is coming alive with exciting new installations and a green trail for visitors. Pop-up nature hubs and installations created by architects, artists and garden designers will leave you buzzing with new ideas and inspiring visions for…

Special schools

All children in England between the ages of 5 and 16 are entitled to a free place at a state school. If your child has special educational needs or disabilities (SEND), you may have special considerations to take when you choosing school or type of education.…

Stammering

What is stammering? Stammering is a neurological condition which makes it physically hard to speak. Someone who stammers will repeat, prolong or get stuck on sounds or words. There might also be signs of visible tension as the person struggles to get the word out.…

Starting a childcare provision

Overview Choosing a location Getting started Registering with Ofsted Other useful information Childcare sufficiency report

Statutory Adoption Leave and Pay

What is Statutory Adoption Leave and Pay? When you adopt or have a child through surrogacy, you’re entitled to a year off work and up to 39 weeks’ Statutory Adoption Pay. Who gets it?Only one person in a couple can take adoption leave and pay.…

Statutory Paternity Leave and Pay

What is Statutory Paternity Leave and Pay? One or two weeks’ paid time off work so that you can help look after your new baby. Who gets it?You must be: The child’s biological father or adopter The mother’s partner The intended parent (if you’re having…