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About InfoLink

Last updated: 19/03/2021 What is Suffolk InfoLink? Suffolk InfoLink is an online directory of community information; local clubs, societies, community and voluntary organisations, childcare providers and services. Information on Suffolk InfoLink is provided by the organisations listed, not by Suffolk County Council. Even though a club,…

About the Local Offer

Suffolk’s Local Offer gives you clear, accessible and accurate information about the services available for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). In Suffolk we want services that are able to respond to local needs and aspirations. This is why children,…

ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Symptoms of ADHD tend to be noticed at an early age and may become more noticeable when a child's circumstances change, such as when they start school. Most…

Allocation of Specialist Placements: May 2021 update

A message from Allan Cadzow, Corporate Director for Children and Young People 26 May 2021 Dear Colleagues, Parents and Carers, We are very aware that we have not been able to confirm specialist placements for all children where a request has been received, within the timescale…

Alternative Provision

Alternative Provision or "AP" settings are places that provide education for children who can't, for various reasons, currently go to a mainstream school.  The Government definition of Alternative Provision is as follows: Education arranged by local authorities for pupils who, because of exclusion, illness or other reasons,…

Anxiety in children and young people - information and advice for parents and carers

Tell us what you think about this section of the website by clicking on the feedback tab to the right of your screen. Is it normal for children and young people to feel anxious? Anxious behaviour is common in children and young people. Most learn…

Area SEND Interim Visits, led by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

The Suffolk SEND system has volunteered to participate in the national programme of survey work across 18 local areas, also known as the Area SEND Interim Visits, led by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC).  This will take place between now and March 2021.…

Assessments, Education, Health and Care Plans

The majority of children and young people with special education needs (SEN) or disabilities will have the support they need within local mainstream early years settings, schools or colleges. This is called SEN Support. For some children and young people, although they are receiving support…

Behaviour Support Resources

The resources and services detailed within this section of the website site aim to support parents/carers of SEND children with many typical behavioural issues.   For more information or support, you can view the service page for the Social, Emotional and Mental Health Service here. 

Bereavement and young people

Losing someone important to you is one of the hardest things to experience in life. If you're young, bereavement can be even more difficult. But support and advice are available to help you get through it. Your teenage years can be a lot of fun,…