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Preparing for Adulthood - Health and Wellbeing

Planning for good health:  • Person-centred transition planning should enable young people to have a strong voice and focus on their hopes, aspirations and goals. • Young people with disabilities and complex health needs should have a health plan as part of their transition plan;…

What does the local authority / Hackney Learning Trust expect schools and other education settings to do?

Offer a warm welcome.. We want to encourage parents/carers of children and young people with SEND to visit schools, and for schools to be aware of and plan for needs, rather than this be a surprise when the child is allocated directly through the general…

Transport - General information

This page provides more general information on getting out and about in Hackney and London if you have a disability.  Last updated 04/04/17

Preparing for adulthood - Independence & Independent living

Young people with SEND, housing and independent living Preparing for Adulthood - Pathways maps The Preparing for adulthood pathways maps (the illustrated maps at the tops of the Preparing for Adulthood pages) are from an older document but can still be used to help improve…

Documents Library

Feedback on a trial of sharing relevant documents on a single page/a documents library has been positive so we will continue to add relevant documents in this way.  Our aim in doing this is to make it easier for parents/carers, SENCos, professionals and others working…

Autism - information and support

Autism is a lifelong condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. Autism is on a spectrum and is often called Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC). This means that even though children and young people with ASD have the same…

Hackney Local Offer regular updates...

Hackney's Local Offer website development involves attending a wide range of meetings, forums and opportunities with teams, services, parents and young people. This work is intended to help increase the wider understanding of SEND and local processes as well as the availability of local services…

Preparing for your Adult Life

Transitions are changes or moves for example the change from being a child to becoming an adult.   When young people are 18 the services and support they receive will be from adult services. This means that the support they get and the people they…

Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools (WAMHS) Project

What is WAMHS? The Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools (WAMHS) project is a new initiative led by the CAMHS Alliance with the support of the Children and Young People’s Integrated Commissioning work stream City & Hackney. This innovative project aims to improve mental health…

What is the Local Offer?

Since September 2014 some of the laws and requirements for services that support children and young people with special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND) have changed. You can find out more about who is required to do what in: The Children and Families Act 2014…
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