Haddenham

Supporting Special Educational Needs

Home » News » Supporting Special Educational Needs
SEND image

Information and advice for parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is now easier to access thanks to the launch of Buckinghamshire's 'Local Offer'.

The Local Offer page which has been collaboratively developed by parents, professionals and young people, is a new way of giving children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their parents or carers information about what activities and support are available in their areas.

Statutory services like education, social care and health are included, as well as information about leisure, transport, money advice and independent living, all of which can be searched for by area or age range.

Mike Appleyard, Buckinghamshire County Council's Cabinet Member Education and Skills said: "The Local Offer will help families be better informed and give them access to a comprehensive package of support that meets their needs.

"It will make it easier to find out what you need to know, when you need to know it. Showing you the nearest and most suitable services, letting you give feedback, raise concerns or make a comment or complaint.

"Over the coming months, we will be enhancing the information available on our Local Offer, so we can ensure it is responsive to what families want and need."

To view the Bucks Local Offer webpage visit: www.bucksfamilyinfo.org/

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Village of Haddenham
Roy Payne: Sun 22 Sep 7:30pm

Wow — that was a week that was! The Haddenham Feast Festival, a breathless fifty-plus events and fun had by all.As the first-ever Feast Festival draws to a close, the general consensus seems to be that it has been a great success — whether you speak to attending audiences, participating artists or festival sponsors and supporters. It has not only captured the imagination of the village, but has...

Steve Sharp
Haddenham Webteam: Sat 21 Sep 9:30am

The Haddenham Community Library is a wonderful village resource, not just for the traditional lending services but also for providing a wide range of online services and a delightful venue for clubs to gather and for public meetings of various kinds. Its continuing existence is very dependent on the superb staffing support provided by unpaid volunteers and its trustees, to whom the village...

ReLEAF Haddenham logo
Haddenham Webteam: Fri 20 Sep 6:00pm

You may remember that in July the Haddenham in Transition group organised an open meeting to discuss how the community could support the Haddenham Parish Council to deliver the village's goal from the Neighbourhood Plan for the parish to become carbon neutral by 2030. A couple of things have happened since then, so here's a quick update. The group decided to re-name itself as Zero...