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Concerned about your child aged 5-18?

If you are worried that your child is not making the progress you think they should, then what should you do? Speak to your GP (doctor), school nurse or the Specialist Health Visitor at the Early Years Centre.  If they cannot help you themselves, they can refer…

Coronavirus - Local Offer Information and support for Wandsworth's children and young people with SEND and their families/carers

Local and National Coronavirus advice and updates A Community Hub has been set up to co-ordinate the support that the Council and voluntary organisations in Wandsworth are offering. There is a helpline for residents, especially elderly and/or vulnerable people, who need support to access medical…

Frequently asked questions about children's development

Here are some frequently asked questions about the development or progress of babies, children and young people, and who to ask for help.   <a href="#question1">My child is under 5 years old, not at school, nursery or playgroup. I have concerns about their development/progress. ?</a>…

Home Adaptations

Advice and support about adapting your home is available from several sources. The Disabled Facilities Grant can help towards the cost of adapting your home.  To get this grant, you or your child will need to be assessed by a specific  Occupational Therapist.  Can’t find what…

Hot Topic "Keeping Safe" Wiki

This month's Hot Topic is a public Wiki about Keeping Safe.  It sets out in simple words and pictures,  what abuse is, who can help stop it and how to report it. Click on the image to visit the Wiki. This Wiki was created thanks to great support…

Identifying and assessing Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Concerns about difficulties and additional needs may become apparent from a very early age or at any point in a child or young person’s life. Medical needs may be identified from birth and picked up by hospital professionals while other developmental concerns may become apparent…

Keeping children and young people busy during the Coronavirus Outbreak

National Information  If you, or someone you know, is in need of support during this time, please see our information about the Community Hub. A daily timetable resource for parents and carers - here's what various celebrities are offering you and your kids for free daily…

LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer)

A guide to managing allegations against staff and volunteers working with children. Every Local Authority has a statutory responsibility to have a Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) who is responsible for co-ordinating the response to concerns that a member of staff or volunteer who works with children may have…

Newly diagnosed or new to Wandsworth?

Just found out you or your child has or may have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND)?  Or have you recently moved to Wandsworth with a child or young person with SEND? Want to know where to go next, who can help, what services and support are available?…

SEND Local Offer Resources during the Coronavirus Outbreak

To help you get through this difficult time, we have gathered on this webpage some of the fantastic resources and techniques created by our expert professional colleagues. You can find some national SEND resources on the GOV.UK website. These include apps and games, and will be…