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Post 16 Phase Transfer process for young people with EHC Plans

Overview Post 16 key dates and phase transfer time line for young people with EHC Plans There are different stages to the process and your involvement in Post 16 transfer between stages of your education if you have an EHC Plan. If at any time…

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…

Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools (WAMHS) project

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

Out Of School Settings (OOSS) - What to consider and ask...

COVID update The government have announced that providers who run community activities, holiday clubs, after-school clubs, tuition and other out-of-school provision for children over the age of 5 can now operate over the summer holiday with safety measures in place. Children will now be able…

Preparing for Adulthood- preparing for work

Start with an expectation of work as an option for all young people… Young people with additional needs and/or disabilities can and want to work. Different employability and employment options are available for all young people. A young person’s first experience of work may not be…

Looked after children or children who are in care

What do we mean when we say a child or young person is looked after?  The term 'looked-after' was introduced by the Children Act 1989 as a way of refering to children and young people who are: under the age of 18 live away from…

Speech Language and Communication Needs - information and support

What are Speech Language and Communication Needs (SLCN)? Speech – The ability to clearly and accurately make the sounds e.g. “B”, “W”, “sh” Language – Understanding and using words. Putting them together to make meaningful sentences and larger “chunks” of language. Communication – The use…

Post 16 education providers...

Overview Considering providers - what to think about  The local authority has a duty to make sure there is efficient use of public money. There is a limit to the funding available to local authorities to provide support to all the children and young people…

Sickle Cell - information and support

What is Sickle Cell? Sickle Cell is an inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells which contain a special protein called haemoglobin (Hb for short). Haemoglobin carries oxygen from the lungs to all parts of the body. There are different types of Sickle Cell: …
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