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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;…

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…

Money matters - benefits and sources of financial help...

If you are parent or carer of a child or a young person with a disability and/or additional needs, you will know it can involve extra or unexpected costs. There are benefits, financial support and other schemes to help you with these additional costs. Some…

What's On?

Looking for something to do?  Want to know what's happening in and around your local area? Going out and meeting other people is an important part of life for everyone. There are lots of different activities and groups for families and young people living in…

What support is there in the Early Years for children in Hackney aged 0 – 5?

This article is about the range of services and support available to young children aged 0 – 5 years old with Special Educational Needs and or Disabilities (SEND). You can find out more about what service are available to support families and children from birth…

How Hackney consults with parents and carers of children with SEND and young people themselves

We are committed to taking a person centred approach to working with parents and young people. We are always willing to discuss any concerns with you. In addition to this we actively seek to work with Parent/Carer and Youth Forums and other participation groups who…

Short Breaks - Hackney

What is a Short Break? A "Short Break" is thought of as any daytime social or leisure activity or service that: allows a disabled child or young person to have an enjoyable breakaway from their main carer, AND gives their carer a break from their caring responsibilities They…

Preparing for adulthood

There have been a lot of recent changes to the way young people with SEND move towards and into adult life. This is because many young people, families, those who provide support and the government felt that things could be done better and made easier…
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