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Transition into adulthood: Frequently asked questions and answers for parents & carers

Making the transition from childhood to adulthood is an exciting but potentially difficult process for any young person and will take a number of years. For young people with additional needs, this transition can be even more challenging and take a fair amount of preparation…

Learning Together: Peer support to help SEND families plan for the future

A new FREE course has been developed to help families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) plan for the future. Based on Suffolk County Council’s SEND 16+ Transitions Guide, the course covers a range of issues to help young…

Yojo Careers and Apprenticeships App

Yojo is an app that has been designed by young people for young people. "It puts the world of work in your pocket." The Yojo app provides support to young people in Suffolk, aged 14-25, who are looking for an apprenticeship, career path information, or…

Yojo Careers and Apprenticeships App for Young People

What is 'Yojo'? 'Yojo' is a careers and apprenticeships app aimed at young people in Suffolk, aged 14-25, which has been designed by young people for young people. The Yojo app offers lots of useful features that puts the world of work in young people’s…

Preparing for Adulthood and Employment

Preparing for Adulthood can be an exciting time for many young people.  There may be new opportunities, choices and increased independence, but it can also be a difficult and uncertain time for young people and their parents and carers. It might require more careful consideration…

Occupational Therapy for children and young people

The team of Occupational Therapists employed by Suffolk County Council to work in the Disabled Children & Young People’s Team, covering the county to provide assessments at home for children and young people with disabilities. Assessments are carried out to identify and discuss difficulties within the…

Sensory & Physical (S&P) Service

The Sensory & Physical (S&P) Service (previously called the Sensory & Communication Service) is part of the Specialist Education Service, and incorporates the: Service for Deaf Children & Young People, the Service for Children with Visual and/or Multisensory Impairments, and the Specialist Learning Support Assistant…

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…

Suffolk's SEND Strategy 2017 - 2020

We have also developed a more detailed action plan that supports the strategy delivery and this, alongside the strategy forms our Ofsted/CQC SEND statement of action,which has recently been approved by Ofsted and CQC.  The new strategy and this plan have been co-produced with the…

A parent's guide to autism

Parents often feel relieved when they finally receive a diagnosis of autism, because they have an explanation for their child's behaviour. Receiving a diagnosis may come as a shock, and it can take a while to accept what you're being told.  It can sometimes be…