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14-25 years old and worried about your education, health or social care?

Many young people ask their parents or carers for help if they are worried about things.  These are people who know you well.  But if you find it hard to speak to them about something, there are other people who can help. If you are…

15 Hours Early Education and Childcare Places (EECP) for 2-Year-Olds in Wandsworth

Families with children aged two years old, who meet the <a href="#question2">eligibility criteria</a>, are entitled to a maximum of 15 hours per week of free early education for 38 weeks per year from the term after their child’s second birthday.  This will run until the…

23rd Edition of the DCR Newsletter

Welcome to the 23rd edition of the DCR newsletter! The days may be shorter at this time of year, but there is still plenty to keep Disabled Children's Register (DCR) members, WAND and WAND+ card holders and their families busy.  For example, children, young people with…

The 30 Hours Extended Childcare Offer - an additional 15 hours of funded childcare for working parents of 3 and 4 year olds

The 30 Hours Extended Childcare Offer - an additional 15 hours of funded childcare for working parents of 3 and 4 year olds Are you a working parent with a three year old child? Does your child attend a nursery or childminder? Would you benefit…

Accessibility Strategy 2016 - 2019

This Accessibility Strategy, which is part of the over-arching SEN, Inclusion and Disability Policy, sets out how the Wandsworth will work with its partners to remove barriers that might impede children and young people from achieving their aspirations and participating fully in school life.  This can…

All Our Wikis

Public Wikis can be used to offer information in a more accessible way, using pictures, videos, voice recordings and other media.  To see Wandworth's Public Wikis, please visit the "All Our Wikis" webpage. Wikis were developed by RIX Research and Media. They are a multi…

Autism, Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Condition, Asperger's Syndrome, Atypical Autism, Social Communication Difficulty, Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Whatever your, or your child's exact diagnosis, there are several sources of support in Wandsworth. There are as many different forms of these conditions as there are people with them, so no single list or leaflet will be able to show you everything. Things also change with…

Becoming a Wandsworth Childminder - Childminder Briefing Sessions

Thinking of becoming Wandsworth childminder? You need to attend two free Childminder briefing sessions. At these sessions you can find out more about childminding and start the registration process. The latest set of dates can be found below. Childminders are self-employed and must be registered with Ofsted if they look after children…

Business links in tune with special educational needs and disabilities (SENDs)

Research project conducted by Sophie Roche, 9 July to 17 August ‘Research shows that people with a disability stay in a job longer and have a strong commitment to their employer and lower rates of absenteeism’, Foxes Academy.

Buying or renting a home

This is very expensive in Wandsworth and much of West London. Most young people with or without SENDs will need to save up for a considerable time for a deposit on a privately rented home - up to twice the monthly rent - and have…