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York's Local Offer for SEND

York's Local Offer provides families, professionals, children and young people with Special Educational Needs, information regarding education, post 16 options health services, SEN guidance, parent and carer support, ideas for activities and events in York, money advice and information on Education, Health and Care Plans. The site aims to be easy to use and useful for anybody who is involved with Special Educational Needs.

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For information around coronavirus and children and young people with additional needs (SEND) see the Local Offer for SEND COVID-19 Page

For the latest information from City of York Council on Coronavirus (COVID-19), including information for children and young people with SEND, visit

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Get your free Max Card

Register with York's Family Information Service MyFIS+ newsletter to receive your free Max Card and helpful information as your child grows older.

To find out more about the MAX Cards, click here.



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We are a service which aims to help children, young people, parents and carers understand the special educational needs system and be a part of it. We aim to enable you to confidently make informed choices and decisions.

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Please let us know what you think of the Local Offer for SEND! Every bit of feedback helps us to make the website better for you and your children. Whether you would like to leave some positive or constructive feedback, we appreciate every bit of your help.
Please leave your feedback on our feedback form

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SEND Updates

Follow York's Improvement Journey by staying up to date with our SEND Updates page.

On the SEND Updates page, you can also find the Written Statement of Action that outlines the changes that will be made in the next 18 months.


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