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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…

SEND Provision Plan of Intent - information and updates...

SEND Provision Capital Grant – Plan of Intent In March 2017 the Government announced a £215 million commitment of capital funding (special provision fund) to support local authorities (LAs) to make capital investments in provision for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities. Local authorities…

Support for children with SEND moving up to secondary school...

Transition to secondary school Admissions advice and guidance for parents of children or young people with Education, Health and Care Plans. Last updated: 16/04/18

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…

Speech Language and Communication Needs - questions and answers

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…

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: …

Looked after children (children in care)

Hackney’s Promise Hackney Social Care promises that when a child becomes a looked after child or young person, they will be look after in the best way Hackney possibly can. Find out more: Hackney's promise to looked after children Coming into care Hackney promises to be…

SEN support in mainstream schools

Duties on schools to make SEND provision This information is about the support that mainstream schools should provide for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities (SEND). The phrase SEN Support has a specific meaning referring to a specific process.  Last updated:…

Adult Personal Budgets Brokerage

Personal Budgets from Adult Social Care, Brokerage If you like the idea of having more choice but don’t like the idea of being an employer and managing the money and the other responsibilities that come with it you could approach an agency to provide you…

Adult Personal Budgets where Hackney's social care services provide and manage the service

Adults Personal Budgets where Hackney adult social services manage the budget and services for you: This the arrangement where adult social care speak with you to find out what you need and then arrange the services for you. You do not HAVE to have a…
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