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SEND - Direct Payments

Direct payments guide for parents of disabled children Direct Payments is a scheme to give people who need care services more choice and control over their lives. You may have been offered a Personal Budget by the council and are considering taking a Direct Payment…

SEND - Education, Health and Care Plans

All requests for statutory assessment in Wolverhampton will be dealt with under The Children and Families Act 2014, subject to informed parental consent. The Council for Disabled Children (CDC) in partnership with the Department for Education has produced a series of fact sheets, films and…

SEND - Health

Working with parents and the council, we have developed a set of health service guides for children and young people with a special educational need or disability (SEND). The guides help children, young people and their families/carers to learn about the services available to them across…

SEND - Health Services : Transition

As your son/daughter is getting older, you will be thinking about the future. You may have heard people discussing transition. In healthcare, we use the term transition to describe the process of planning, preparing and moving from children's to adult health care services. Transition is…

SEND - Health Services: Get Better Healthcare (extra support if you have a learning disability)

If you have a learning disability you can get extra support when visiting your doctor by joining the learning disability register.  Watch Mencap's video to find out more.

SEND - Leisure

In this section of the Local Offer you will find details of leisure services in Wolverhampton. These include facilities and services offered to those children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities. We have listed the details for services such as: WV Active Community…

SEND - Moving into Adult Life

Please click the links on this page to find out more information about services and providers who can assist with the transition into Adult Life. If you need advice and guidance about education, training and employment options you can also talk to Connexions Wolverhampton.

SEND - Moving into Adult Life: Housing

Housing There are a variety of accommodation options available in Wolverhampton for young people, ranging from supported accommodation, foyers, supported lodgings, private renting and social housing. These can be accessed by self-referral or via the Wolverhampton Young Person's Accommodation Forum (WYPAF). The WYPAF is a…

SEND - Moving into Adult Life: Staying safe - Internet use

Staying safe - Internet use Young people who need support in using the internet and social media to find information and develop and maintain friendships. This may include where they can go for guidance on using the internet safely and how to protect themselves against…

SEND - Personal Budgets

A Personal Budget is an amount of money identified by the local authority to deliver provision set out in an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan. What is a Personal Budget? A Personal Budget is made available if a child/young person is assessed as needing…
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