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Staying at home

Many young people  will want to stay close to their families and this might mean living at home. However, this does not mean you cannot live independently within your family home.  This could be with the support offered by Supported Housing. Or by working out with your…

Supported Internships

Supported internships are a structured study programme based primarily at an employer. They enable young people aged 16-24 with a statement of SEN, a Learning Difficulty Assessment or an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP),  to achieve sustainable paid employment by equipping them with the…

Travel Training, Taxi Cards, Freedom Passes and more

As young people grow up, they will want to and need to be more independent travellers.  This section has information about the support offered in Wandsworth to help young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) develop their skills and confidence.  This may start at different…

Update on proposed resource base at Riversdale School

On 15th February the Council published statutory proposals to open a resource base for up to 20 pupils aged 3 to 11 with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and / or Speech, Language and Communication Needs at Riversdale Primary School from 1st September 2018.  The…

Wandsworth Carers Guide 2017

A carer is someone who without payment provides help and support to a relative or friend who could not manage without their help due to frailty, illness, disability, a mental health condition or substance misuse. For more information download the Wandsworth Carers Guide. Carers Support…

The Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group

The Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group is a group of GP’s who are responsible for designing local health services. Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning, commissioning or ‘buying’ and monitoring health services for the people who live in the borough, including: Rehabilitation care…

Wandsworth Local Area SEND Strategy Consultation

Wandsworth Local Area is consulting with residents and professionals about our plans to strengthen support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), as part of our ambition to continue improving outcomes for children and young people who live and access education in our…

Wandsworth's SEND local offer Map

This new map shows many of the activities and support services that make up Wandsworth’s SEND local offer for 0-25 year olds with special educational needs or disabilities (SENDs) and their families.   Side one shows where you’ll find local leisure centres other sports activities, parks…

Wandsworth's SEND Local Offer of Support during the Coronavirus Outbreak

Local SEND support services are mainly still suspending face-to-face meetings and are asking people to phone, email or use other digital routes to keep in contact.   This is how your local services are doing this- THRIVE Wandsworth's Activity and Wellbeing page has lots of ideas…

Wandsworth's 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 educational apps and games, and will…