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Resources and guidance

Range of different resources and advice for professionals can be found here. Community Occupational Therapy resources Speech and language therapy advice Sensory Autism Hearing Support/Deaf Down syndrome advice for professionals Additional support for professionals SEND pen portrait

Responding to and Managing Allegations Against Professionals

The role of the Local Authority Designated Officer - LADO It is a statutory role in all Local Authorities All LADOs follow the same procedures – (see the London Child Protection Procedures) They manage investigations into all concerns about adults working with children both professionals…

Safeguarding

‘Nothing is more important than children’s welfare. Children who need help and protection deserve high quality and effective support as soon as a need is identified.’ (Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018) What to do if worried about a child being abused Multi-agency assessment referral…

Safeguarding in Early years - schools settings

‘Nothing is more important than children’s welfare. Children who need help and protection deserve high quality and effective support as soon as a need is identified.’ (Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018) What to do if worried about a child being abused Multi-agency assessment referral…

Safeguarding toolkit

This page has been created so that all relevant safeguarding documents are in one place. Safeguarding self assessment for settings Annual Declaration Form - Safeguarding Chronology of Concern Ofsted poster for parents Safeguarding COVID-19 Fair Processing Notice for 2 year olds First Aid poster Inspecting…

SALT Videos

Well Comm training for EYFS The following videos have been compiled by our Local Offer Team. What we mean by Speech and Language development- PP1 video (9mins) •       What do Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs) do? •       What do we mean by ‘speech and language development’?…

SEND

Information about Covid-19 / Coronavirus - can be found in the Local Offer pages here. Concerns about a child Inclusion Funding EHC Needs Assessment EHC Plan Early Intervention Service team (formerly shortbreaks) Bi-Borough Autism Advisory Service Referrals Training WellComm Speech and language monitoring tool and videos…

SEND funding

Early years settings include nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and schools providing early education for children up to the age of five. These settings are expected to meet the needs of most children from their core budget. However, if early years settings are unable to meet a…

SEND in schools

This page has been created specifically for Early Years in schools. You will find information that will support you and your staff. COVID-19 / Coronavirus Concerns about a child Inclusion Funding Bi-Borough Autism Advisory Service EHC Needs Assessment EHC Plan Referrals Training Speech and language…

SEND Referrals

Information about referral processes. Multi-agency assessment referral form Early Help Early Intervention Service training for providers EIS referral forms SALT Referrals Hearing Support Visual Impairment ASD Checklist