SEND updates

Read the latest updates about services and support for children with SEND and how you can get involved

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Ministerial open letter to share with all children and young people with SEND and their families

Posted on 24.11.2020.
Vicky Ford, MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, has published an open letter dated 9 November 2020 to all children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), their parents/carers and families, and all others who support them. Following the…

November e-bulletin from Supportive Parents now available

Posted on 13.11.2020.
Supportive Parents is the South Gloucestershire Special Educational Needs Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS). SENDIASS is a statutory service the local authority must provide. Supportive Parents provide Children and Young People (0-25 yrs), Parents and Carers with free, confidential, and impartial information, advice and support…

An Introduction to the SEND Local Offer by South Glos Council and South Glos Parents and Carers

Posted on 10.09.2020.
South Gloucestershire Council and our co-production partners South Glos Parents and Carers have created a short video explaining how to use the South Gloucestershire SEND Local Offer. The video shows how to use the website to find the information you need and introduces the service directory which…

First interactive feedback sessions launched for Autism Diagnosis Hub pilot

Posted on 17.08.2020.
Following the release of the latest letters and information leaflets for the new Autism Diagnosis Hub Pilot, South Glos Parents and Carers are proud to announce the launch of their interactive on-demand recorded feedback sessions. These sessions are designed to create opportunities for parents and…

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