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Disability Access Fund - Info for Providers and Parents/Carers

The purpose of the Disability Access Fund (DAF) is to help children with special educational needs or disabilities (SENDs) to find places in Early Education settings. 3 and 4 year olds are eligible for the DAF if they: are in receipt of disability living allowance (DLA) and; receive…

Disabled Children: A Legal Handbook 2nd edition | Council for Disabled Children

"Disabled children: a legal handbook" written by Steve Broach, Luke Clements and Janet Read is an authoritative yet accessible guide to the legal rights of disabled children and their families in England and Wales. The authors expertly navigate the many, often overlapping, sources of law,…

Early Years Briefing from the Council for Disabled Children and Dept for Education

What do the 2014 SEN and disability reforms mean for early years settings?  This briefing paper from the CDC and Department for Education sets out how the special educational needs (SEN) and disability reforms set out in the Children and Families Act (CFA) will work.…

EHC Plan examples from Council for Disabled Children (CDC)

This is guidance from the CDC which offers good practice examples for each section of the  EHC plan.  

MindEd, Free e-learning

MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults.  It is supported by the NHS and many other organisations and is funded by the Department of Health and Department for Education MindEd is suitable for all adults working with, or caring…

NSPCC Guide to safeguarding, managing risk and personal budgets

This guide written by Nic Crosby, Shirley Wilson and David Miller from In Control, supports the work to implement personal budgets as part of the special educational needs and disability (SEND) reforms.  

OnLineTraining Limited (OLT)

We provide timely online training when a teaching professional needs specialist knowledge to understand and support learners, particularly those with special educational needs and/or disability. There is a charge for our main courses. However, we also provide a number of resources FREE. We work with…

SEND reforms Key Working e-Learning from the Council for Disabled Children (CDC)

These free online modules from the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) are designed for a multi-agency group of professionals from across health, education and care and will empower professionals to implement these key working functions when working in partnership with young people and their families as…

Special Educational Needs and Disability Inclusion Fund - Info for Providers and Parents

This SEN & Disability Inclusion Fund (SENDIF) is for 2- and 3- and 4- year olds who are taking up their Early Years funded entitlement. This fund is available to ensure the inclusion of children with additional needs in early education.  All early year’s…

Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Disability Policy 2015 to 2018

This policy identifies the key principles that underpin the changes that are being made within Wandsworth to working practices and service development to implement the SEND reforms.  Link the Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Disability Policy 2015 to…