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Preparing for Adulthood - Health and Wellbeing

The Health and Wellbeing Pathway map is a good visual prompt for what needs to be thought about and planned for so that young people have their needs met and so thought can be given, in advance, to all areas of their lives affected by…

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

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 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…

Cerebral Palsy - information and support

Cerebral Palsy is the name for a group of lifelong conditions that affect movement and co-ordination. This is caused by a problem with the brain that occurs before, during or soon after birth. Crebral Palsy (CP) is the most common of all childhood disabilities, affecting…

Documents Library

Feedback on sharing relevant SEND documents in a documents library has been positive.  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 in SEND to find the…

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…

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…

Post 16 - Further Education and training providers...

Most young people with special educational needs and or disability will be suitably placed in local mainstream or special schools maintained by the local authority. Where children or young people have an Education, Health and Care Plan, it is a key aim of Hackney Local…
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