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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…

The Afghan Resettlement (Education) Grant 2021-22

This information is for Afghan refugee families with a child aged 2, 3 or 4 and those supporting these families. Assessing eligibility of Afghan arrivals under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Programme (ARAP) and the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) December 2021

Alternative Provision

Alternative Provision or "AP" settings are places that provide education for children who can't, for various reasons, currently attend their 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, would not…

Alternatives to mainstream education

The majority of children with special educational needs will have their needs met in their local mainstream school. However, for some children this is not possible or appropriate, and so other arrangements are sometimes made. Some other types of educational provision that might be considered…

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…

Barnardo's Phoneline Service

Barnardo’s phoneline service helps to guide families to emotional wellbeing support via the Emotional Wellbeing Hub helpline The Barnardo’s phoneline service is a new additional option that has been added to the Emotional Wellbeing Hub helpline to help support parents and carers in East and…

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. 

Care, Education Treatment Reviews (CETR)

CETRs are focused on those children and young people who either have been, or may be about to be admitted to a specialist mental health / learning disability hospital either in the NHS or in the independent sector. CETRs bring together those responsible for commissioning…

Childcare for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

At Suffolk County Council we promote equality and inclusion, particularly for disadvantaged families, children in care, children in need, children with disabilities and children with special educational needs. This includes working with parents/carers and providers to remove any barriers to accessing early education and to…