Find information, links and services for pre-school children with disabilities.
Getting ready for school is an important decision making time for parents/carers. Here's some useful advice, tips and information to help you.
Starting secondary school is an important and exciting time for every young person. In this section you'll find hints, tips and options to help.
There are many leaving school options on offer for young people with disabilities. Here's some information and useful tips to help with the transition into adulthood.
Support and advice are available even though your child may not have been diagnosed yet. Find out what options are available.
Find out about services in York that support children and families.
Find out about the health services in York that can support your child.
Find out about Inclusive activities and clubs in York, things to do during the school holidays and information about discounts on travel costs and entrance fees in to lots of attractions!
When it comes to childcare for a disabled child, the considerations are the same as for any other child. However, there are a few extra things to think about, such as additional training or a child’s medical needs.
In this section find out about: the new SEN code of practice (from September 2014), Education, Health and Care Plan which will be replacing the current ‘statement’ and information about Personal Budgets and My Support Plans.
York SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (formerly Parent Partnership Service) is part of the LA's special educational needs (SEN) services. We provide specialist individual support to parents, carers, children and young people who are involved in an Education, Health Needs and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment.
Short Breaks could include having additional support so that a child or young person can join in with a club or activity in their community. Find out more information how Short Breaks can help you and your child.
Find out about our complaints procedure and who to contact if you are not happy with the service you have received. We also take what you have to say very seriously. You can find out how we acted on your feedback about services and York's Local Offer in this section.
The Local Offer has been produced by children, young people, parents, carers and practitioners working together. Families have been engaged throughout the development of the Local Offer and feedback forms a fundamental part of it's ongoing development.
Your views are a really important part of getting the Local Offer right for you and families in York. We want to hear your thoughts on the Local Offer or ideas of how it can be improved.
Parents have told us how much they value advice, help and support from other parents. We have 2 ways volunteers can support you both short term and long term.