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Get MMR for your child, parents urged

Wandsworth’s director of public health has urged parents to make sure their children have had the MMR jab, following an outbreak of measles in South Wales. Houda al Sharifi warns that the outbreak could easily spread to London and cause more infections in Wandsworth. London…

Get Set GO 2020! CANCELLED

In light of the developing situation, we have regretfully taken the decision to postpone Get SeT GO! until a later date. Get Set GO 2020! Next steps into Adulthood for young people, aged 14-25 with all kinds of special needs and disabilities (SEND).   This annual free…

Getting Out More in 2019 Survey

The forum held on 3 December, focused on how we can all help young people with SEND find strategies to stay safe and feel able to get out and about more in 2019.  We held it on International Disability Day as helping young people with…

Guidance for professionals - domestic violence or abuse / forced marriage

This guidance is for professionals who come into contact with people who have experienced violence or abuse. Other documents include: First Response - guidance for professionals Multi-agency practice guidelines: Handling cases of Forced Marriage Forced Marriage Protection Orders The Right to Choose: Multi-agency statutory guidance…

Guide to Early Help Processes

This handbook is written for frontline operational managers, but the processes and policies will be of use to all staff working with and supporting children, young people and their families. The guidance explains the framework, practice tools and processes that are used to support integrated working…

Guide to Short Breaks-Activities for children, young people and their families

Short breaks are intended to give parents and carers of children with disabilities and special needs the chance to have a “break” from their caring responsibilities, to rest, spend time with their other children, or to enjoy a leisure activity themselves. The Guide to Short…

Healthy eating -YouTube clip

It’s good for children to develop regular mealtime habits in preparation for starting school. Watch the short film below to find out more about healthy eating. For more information and leaflets, please click on the useful downloads on the right. <p></p><object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" style="width:425px; height:344px;" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/TmpwgD_la2k?version=3&amp;hl=en_GB&amp;rel=0"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/TmpwgD_la2k?version=3&amp;hl=en_GB&amp;rel=0" /><param…

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…

Hot Topic "School For Everyone" - supporting inclusion and belonging in our schools

This month's Hot Topic is a great piece of participation work, The Inclusion and Belonging Project carried out in 2018 by Wandsworth's Schools and Community Psychology Service (SCPS). Wandsworth's SCPS agreed to explore children and young people’s with SEND understanding and thoughts regarding what helps…