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How to Use This Site

The York Local Offer provides information on what is available in York for children, young people and their families with special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND).

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.

"Quick and positive way to find information for your children" (January 2018, YPCF event)

To find out what information is included and how to navigate your way around the website, take a look at the video below:

The Department for Education has put together a Local Offer guide and video which explains what is meant by Local Offer and what you can expect from your local authority.


Read about the Local Offer from a parent's view point The Local Offer - A journey from birth, diagnosis and beyond

“It’s reassuring to learn that support is out there but without your help I would still be looking” from a parent August 2015  


Department for Education guidance for young people

The Department for Education has produced a video aimed at young people about the Local Offer. You can view the video here.