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Parents find out about local services at Make it Happen's SEND Local Offer Event

Local parents came up to Westminster City Hall on Thursday 19th September for Make it Happen's Local Offer event, offering a chance to chat with wide-ranging services available for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).   The event, which was organised…

Participation and Young People's Voice

All for Youth Newsletter! Why not take a look at our latest edition of the All for Youth newsletter! Written by young people for young people - it's filled with activities, pictures, ways to get involved, competitions and much more.  This month we have included…

Personal Budgets

Instead of a managed budget where the local authority book and facilitate the child/ young person’s care package through our in-house services or external providers. Instead, you can manage the whole care package through the form of a personal budget. This means the hours, and…

Personalisation, personal budgets and direct payments

What is a personal budget? Personalisation places people at the heart of the assessment and discussions about how they would like their services delivered, ensuring they have as much choice and control over the shape of their support as possible. It enables the provision of…

Policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody

Please download our policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody below. Policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody (Aug 2020) The Youth Offending Team (YOT) and the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Services have worked jointly to produce this…

Pre-school health notifications

When a health care professional identifies that a young child, under 5, may have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) they are required by law to tell the local authority. This is called a Health Early Notification. In the Bi-Borough (Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster),…

Pregnancy

The NHS contains lots of information to help you know what to expect during pregnancy. You should contact a mid-wife or your GP if you believe you are pregnant to ensure you get the professional support you need. www.nhs.uk/Conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/pregnancy-and-baby-care.aspx  Teenage pregnancy In Westminster there are…

Preparing for adulthood

We want to hear the views of parents and carers about how we can improve the experience of SEND young people moving from school to college. To share your feedback please complete this short survey. It will take no more than 5 minutes! Easy Read…

Preparing for Transition and Adulthood Team 14+

This team will support and prepare you and your young person to navigate through the transition period. This could include a number of options such as referring onto adult social care, support plans to meet outcomes focused on independence through life skills training. Practitioners in…

Preparing for Transition and Adulthood Team 14+

Bi-Borough Preparing for Transition & Adulthood Team 14-18years   This team will support and prepare you and your young person to navigate through the transition period. This could include a number of options such as referring onto adult social care, support plans to meet outcomes…