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Agency Support

Once a Short Breaks assessment has been completed, it could be decided that agency support is needed. An agency from the following list will be contacted to support a CYP and their family. Agency support will be in one of the following ways: -        Support…

Annual Health Check

Annual health checks are for adults and young people aged 14 or over with a learning disability. An annual health check helps you stay well by talking about your health and finding any problems early, so you get the right care. You do not have…

Applying for and choosing schools if your child has special educational needs

Drawn by Callum, age 8 Most children with special educational needs can be taught in mainstream schools. If your child has more severe or complex needs they may need to go to a special school or school with a special unit.   Applying for school…

Approaches used in the Bi-borough to support with autism

The Bi-borough uses a team made up of a wide range of professionals to support a personalised approach for meeting a child with autism’s individual support needs. Over the years, a number of teaching approaches have been proposed. These include interventions that target specific areas. These…

Assesment and Review Team 6-14

The Bi-Borough Assessment and Review Team for Disabled Children aged 6-14 years.   To access support from this team your child/young person will need to meet the eligibility criteria: formal diagnosis of a disability, complex health needs or autism diagnosis with a diagnosed Learning Disability.…

Assessing children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities

Children with special educational needs (SEN) have needs or disabilities that affect their ability to learn. Special educational needs aren't always a lifelong problem. Some children only need support for a short time. Just because your child is learning more slowly than others doesn't mean…

Assessment of SEN

Your child may need an Education, Health and Care needs assessment if the extra support they are receiving is not helping or they have severe or complex needs. If the assessment is agreed, your child will be issued with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).…

Assessment request forms related to the Education, Health and Care process

Assessment request forms related to the Education Health and Care (EHC) plan process: EHC Education Setting Request Form EHC Parent Carer Request Form EHC Social Care request for professional advice EHC Professional Information and Advice form Short Term Contingency Funding Request Form (for students without an EHC…

Autism Zone

I am... A parent wondering if my child is autistic A parent of an autistic child An autistic young person Interested in Autism Training

Behaviour

Although the primary responsibility for managing behaviour and attendance lies with schools and parents, behaviour services offer support in managing the needs of children and young people who are exhibiting behavioural difficulties, who are at risk of developing behavioural difficulties, or who are at risk…