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Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme

The Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme is a world-first. It is the first national programme of its kind aimed at making improvements to the lives of people with learning disabilities. Reviews are being carried out with a view to improve the standard and quality…

Leisure Activities and Short Breaks

Since April 2011 every local authority has a duty to provide a range of short break services for children and young people with additional needs and disabilities. Short breaks enable disabled children and young people to do many of the fun exciting activities non-disabled children…

Letter from Minister Ford, 2nd September 2020

As minister with responsibility for special educational needs, I wanted to write to you about support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to return to school. Read the Letter from Minister Ford to children and young people with SEND, their…

Life in Lockdown - interviews with parent carers

When Britain locked down in March 2020, life as we knew it took a strange and new turn. We wanted to know how families of children with SEND were finding things, so between April and June 2020 we asked any parent carers who wanted to,…

Life in Lockdown - interviews with young people

Over the summer of 2020 we worked with the team at the Engagement Hub to chat to some young people with SEND about how they’d found lockdown. You can find out what they told us by clicking the tabs below. If you are a young…

Local Offer Advisor - here to help!

The Local Offer aims to provide information about support services and opportunities for children and young people with SEND all in one place. Do you have a question about Suffolk's Local Offer? Need help finding information or want to discuss what services are available? You…

Minister Ford open letter to the SEND sector 9/11/2020

On Saturday 31 October, the Prime Minister announced New National Restrictions which came into force on Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December to control the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). I know that a return to national restrictions will be a source of great anxiety…

Money matters

If you have a disabled child or young person you or your young person may be entitled to national and local financial support.  The information below provides advice about your rights and entitlements, tips on managing your money and who to talk to if you…

Neurodevelopment Service

The Neurodevelopment Service sees children and young people who may be displaying behaviours that might suggest a condition such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).   The service assesses the child or young person to offer understanding, advice, specialist support where…

New co-produced factsheets published

There’s two new factsheets on the Local Offer website, which can be found on the landing page for Education.   The ASD Factsheet is a simple two-sided guide covering what ASD can look like, what to do if you think your child needs to be…