What's on offer for children and young people with special educational needs/ disabled children in York

York's local offer website provides information on what is available in York for children and young people and their families with special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND). We hope you find the information useful, easy to read and navigate.


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Moving into school

Getting ready for school is an important decision making time for parents/carers. Here are some frequently asked questions that you may find useful.

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Get your free Max Card

Register with Local Area Teams Information Service (formerly York FIS) to receive your free Max Card and helpful information as your child grows older.

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I need somebody to speak to

If you'd prefer to speak to somebody about disability options, you can phone Local Area Teams Information Service (formerly York FIS) on 01904 554444. We're open 10am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.

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A journey from birth, diagnosis and beyond

Read all about Karen and Fred's story - a parent's view of The Local Offer

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Preparing for Adulthood

Watch two videos documenting young people's experiences leaving school, finding opportunities within work, education, social recreation and more...

Your My Support Plan and Education Health and Care Plan

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