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SEND Youngsters stars of disability hate crime awareness video

A group of youngsters from Suffolk with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are the brave stars of a hard-hitting video aimed at raising awareness of hate crime. ‘Stop the Hate’ features eight champions from the SEND Young Persons Network, and launches today (date) to…

SEND YPA (Young Person's Area)

LOCAL OFFER YPA BANNER What is the Local Offer? If you are under 25 years of age, live in Suffolk and have a special educational need and/or disability, our young person’s area has been created for you with other young people. The local offer can…

Service update - NEW Emotional Wellbeing Hub

From 16th April 2018, the new Emotional Wellbeing Hub will replace the current NSFT (Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust) Access and Assessment Service for 0-25-year olds, providing a simple process for families and young people to make a referral or get advice about wellbeing…

Social Care and Early Help

Disabled children and young people have the same rights as other children and we want to make sure that we are able to offer the correct support, to ensure they have the same opportunities as other children. Suffolk County Council has a duty to assess…

Special schools and colleges in Suffolk

This page gives a summary of the range of special schools and colleges in Suffolk. There are 9 special schools in Suffolk. They are listed below by town. If a special school is felt to be the best option for a child, the decision to…

Special units for children with hearing impairment, speech or language difficulties

Special units in Suffolk for children with severe hearing impairment, speech or language difficulties and how a referral can be made.

Specialist Admissions Decisions for Suffolk Specialist Education Settings Update February 2020

Following our communication prior to the Christmas holiday, this update provides the latest information on the progress we are making with applications made for local specialist education placements.  We are very aware that there are still some families and SENCos who have not received an…

Specialist Admissions Process Guidance

With effect from September 2019, the way in which the local authority consider admission to special schools, specialist units, alternative provision and pupil referral units is changing. Headlines Requests for admission to special schools, specialist support centres, specialist units, pupil referral units (PRU) and alternative…

Stop the Hate

Young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are twice as likely to be bullied as their peers. ‘Stop the Hate’ is a hard-hitting video co-produced with eight champions from the Suffolk Young Person’s Network who wanted to raise awareness of hate crime. The…

Stress 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. Children and young people today are facing many pressures from many different sources. They are experiencing stress at school (homework, fitting in,…
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