SEND updates

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

Posted on 10.03.2021.
Vicky Ford, MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, has published an open letter dated 5 March 2021 to all children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), their parents/carers and families, and all others who support them. On Monday 22 February…

Supportive Parents 2021 Events

Posted on 12.02.2021.
Supportive Parents delivers the ‘SENDIAS’ (Special Educational Needs & Disability Information Advice & Support) service for South Gloucestershire.  Please click on the following links to book.   2021 Events Thursday 25th February SEND & You Support Group: Special Educational Provision Daytime: 10.30-11.30am Evening: 7-8pm Tuesday 23rd…

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

Posted on 20.01.2021.
Vicky Ford, MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, has published an open letter dated 14 January 2021 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 introduction of…

January e-bulletin from Supportive Parents now available

Posted on 12.01.2021.
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…

CQC reports

Posted on 02.12.2020.
The CQC has published "Out of sight – who cares?", a report looking at use of restraint, seclusion and segregation for autistic people, and people with a learning disability or mental health condition.   You can read the news release to see the main points from…

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