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Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

This is where you will find local offer advice pages aimed at helping you as a parent carer of a child or young person with SEND.

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First Steps

I am worried about my child's progress

What are Special Educational Needs

Key words and meanings

Helping your child with daily activities

Role of the SENCO

 

Early Years

Helping your child at home in early years

Your child's progress in the Early Years (0-5)

Early Years childcare

What to expect from your early years provider - Graduated Approach

Speech and language support in early years

 

School or College

What to expect from your school - Inclusive Quality First and the Graduated Approach

How school and college funding works

 

Pathways to Diagnosis

Trafford Autism and Social Communication (TASC) Pathway

Trafford Combined ADHD Service (TCAS)

 

Needs Assessment

Information for those applying for an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment

Self referral form for Needs Assessment (with prompts)

 

EHC Plan

Information and guidance for those being issued an EHC Plan

Guide to what to expect and when

SEND specialist primary schools

Personal Budgets

EHC Annual reviews

 

Independent Advice and Support

Independent advice and support

Disagreement Resolution, Mediation & SEND Tribunal

 

Preparing for Adulthood

Help for young people looking to find employment and training, live independently and manage health and relationships

 

Short Breaks

Short Breaks explained

Short Breaks Duty Statement

 

Local Offer Explained

What is the Local Offer?

How SEND is managed in Trafford

 

Get Involved

Have your say

Parent Volunteers

 

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