In order for you or your child to access some of our services, an assessment may be necessary. This is a way of gathering information to make a decision and understand the kind of help that is required. Assessments will differ depending on the service and type of need.
For more information, see our assessment leaflet (PDF).
Below are some national organisations who can provide you with further information about the SEND reforms, as well as useful policies and myth busters:
Our Voice Newsletters contain local information for children and young people with disabilities and their families.
We’ve been consulting with parents and other stakeholders about our SEND Strategy through the Our Voice parent’s forum and other groups. Our SEND strategy presentation (PDF) details the increasing demand on special school places and the plans we propose to meet this demand.
You can view the consultation details and outcomes (PDF).
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