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Physical disabilities

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Physical disabilities cover many different conditions that present with difficulties of physical functioning, mobility, dexterity or stamina Children and young people with physical difficulties may have an acquired or inherited physical condition. The effects of a physical difficulty can be reduced through making changes to…

Legal Aid

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Depending on your income and level of savings you may be entitled to legal aid. Further details are available on the GOV.UK website as well as a calculator that can work out if you are eligible for Civil Legal Advice (CLA) If you are eligible,…

Wills and trusts

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Making a Will is always important, but even more so if you have a disabled child. If you leave money to them as an absolute gift, it can affect any means-tested benefit that they may be claiming. This may also leave them in a vulnerable…

Youth centres

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South Gloucestershire Council commissions youth activities through four contractors and their subcontractors: Foundation for Active Community Engagement (FACE) Creative Youth Network Learning Partnership West  Diversity Trust.  More information on specific youth centres in the area including session times, locations and themes is available on their…

Involving your child in their care and reviews

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Involving your child as much as possible ensures that they have some say in their care and support, wherever possible. This is known as ‘person-centred planning’.    Person-centred planning (PCP) is a way of helping someone to plan their own life and support, focusing on what is important to them.    Further reading for education settings around person…

SEN support in schools and settings (graduated approach)

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If your child has been identified as having a special educational need (SEN) or a disability (SEND) that impacts on their learning, the school should identify and remove any barriers to their learning. They should put effective provision and interventions in place by changing the way they teach to help your child understand their learning. If your child’s school or setting has further concerns,…

Young carers

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If you are under 18 years old and look after or care for another person or family member (of any age), you may be known as a young carer.  Page contents:  What is a young carer?  Help and support that is available to young carers  Get a young carers assessment  What is a young carer?…