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Review of Education Services for Children and Young People with a Hearing Impairment

In 2018 Suffolk County Council commissioned a review of its services for children and young people with a hearing impairment in partnership with the National Deaf Children’s Society.  A copy of the review report is published below along with the Council’s response to the recommendations…

Roles of health professionals

Children and young people aged 0 – 25 and their parents and carers may talk to a wide range of health professionals to find support. The different job roles and titles can become confusing, this page provides information on professionals who may come into contact…

Schools contribution to the Local Offer

All schools or settings will need to develop and publish a tailored Local Offer in partnership with parent/carers. Transparency, accessibility and appropriate confidentiality are of paramount importance both in collection and sharing of information. A school’s Local Offer needs to address what will be: a universal offer, targeted support and specialised support. The…

Self-harm 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. What is self-harm in children and young people? Self-harm is when someone does something to intentionally hurt themselves. Often a child or young…

SEND 16+ Transitions Guide

All children and young people deserve a bright future - to belong, achieve, contribute, stay safe and be healthy. The teenage years are a time of change and exploration as they begin the start of their journey towards greater independence and adulthood. For children and…

SEND Activities in the Lowestoft area

We have many providers in the Lowestoft area who welcome children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Keep reading to find out more. If you know of any others, let us know! Cantor's Theatre School run song, dance and drama workshops, weekly…

SEND Independent Review: final report

In June 2021, the council commissioned an Independent Review to focus on the processes, communication protocols and family-facing elements of SEND services. This was carried out by a team from Lincolnshire, including Lincolnshire County Council and the SEND parent carer network. Read the SEND review…

SEND Information and Guidance

The Department for Education has produced a parental guide to new reforms which are changing the ways in which children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities are supported. They have also produced a Young Person's Guide to the Children and Families Act. Parental guide Young persons guide …

SEND Information for settings

The 0 – 25 code of practice introduces a lot of new changes to the way all education settings work with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (send) and their families. The main changes are; The new system covers children and…

SEND Parent Carer Update - Issue 10

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