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School Information SEND Exchanges – November 2017

Last week we saw a record number of School SEN coordinators attending one of the Agenda packed information sessions at Birkenhead Town Hall. It was great to… Read more »

New Early Years information about Inclusive Practice Funding

This information can also be found in the ‘Children before School Age’ section. Termly-review-of-Inclusive-Practice-Funding-IPF-Early-Years-SEND Wirral-Inclusive-Practice-Fund-Guidance-2017-18-Early-Years-SEND-Team Wirral-Inclusive-Practice-Funding-application-form-Early-Years-SEND-Team Wirral-Inclusive-Practice-Fund-exemplar-Early-Years-SEND-Team  

Easy Read is on it’s way!

After listening to your feedback it was clear that you felt the Local Offer could be improved by using less jargon, no abbreviations and writing in a… Read more »

Found a helpful video to answer ‘What is an EHCP and who is it for? ‘

The Council for Disabled Children have put together a great short animated video to answer this question. https://youtu.be/ughC-a5RhAc  

Calling all Parent/Carers! Free Event hosted by WIRED and PCPW.

Wirral SEND Partnership and our very own Parent Carer Participation Wirral are hosting a free event for Parents and Carers. Take a look at the flyer for… Read more »

The Local Offer attends the Youth Voice Conference 2017 .

Wow! What a fantastic day! The Local Offer was invited to attend this year’s event which, at the young people’s request, focused on the really important subject… Read more »

It was fantastic to meet so many of you!

Thank you for coming along to support the About Autism event last Saturday which ran from 11am to 5pm at the Mosslands school. It was fantastic to meet and… Read more »

Short Breaks Review – please complete the Survey and let your views be heard.

  Wirral Council’s, Children’s Commissioning team is undertaking a Short Breaks Market Review. Short Breaks provide opportunities for disabled children and young people to spend time away… Read more »

Spreading the word……

Had a fantastic  meeting with a number of our School Nurses and Health Visitors to raise awareness of Wirral’s Local Offer. They all felt the Local Offer… Read more »

Understanding Relationships seminar

Wirral Mencap are hosting a really useful information event on Thursday 21st September. The Local Offer will be there too so why not pop along and say… Read more »

STOP PRESS….. YOUR PARENT CARER FORUM NEEDS YOU!!

Wirral has a newly formed Parent Carer Forum – Parent Carer Participation Wirral. They are currently recruiting new members so click on the link below to find… Read more »

Autism friendly school uniform

Did you know that the National Autistic Society and Marks & Spencer have put together a fabulous range of autism friendly school uniform? It caters for children… Read more »

The Early Years SEND Toolkit

  4Children and the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) have produced a toolkit for SEN and disability in the early years. Each section of the toolkit provides… Read more »

School SEN Information Exchange – June 2017

Thanks to those SENCOs who found time to attend one of the two afternoon sessions on offer this week. Thank you too for completing the feedback forms, the… Read more »

Costed Provision mapping resource

SENCOs asked for further guidance on the Costed Provision Mapping process. Thank you to the SENCOs who kindly ‘test drove’ the draft stage.The feedback was really helpful. This… Read more »

Summer Edition of Wirral Early Years Childhood Service Newsletter

Nice little read with lots of useful information – take a look at photos of the newly refurbished Pensby Children’s Centre and familiarise yourself with the introduction of… Read more »

Annual Review of Education Health Care Plan/Statement form (revised)

ANNUAL REVIEW OF EDUCATION HEALTH CARE PLAN STATEMENT FORM Please familiarise yourselves with this revised version of the Annual Review of EHCP/Statement form and use with immediate… Read more »

Another great read!

Lots of really helpful information. There is a special feature feature on Post 16 and Preparation for Adulthood. There is a fabulous article designed to help Parents and… Read more »

Education, Health and Care plans – examples of good practice to help you through the process.

This excellent booklet has been put together by the Council for disabled children. Education Health Care plans – examples of good practice

The wait is over……. The SEND Handbook is here!

We hope that you find this revised SEND Handbook really useful. It is a clearly signposted document with lots of frequently asked information. It will continually be… Read more »