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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…

Holidays in Wandsworth

Want to know what's on during the holidays in and around Wandsworth? Our online directory has all the answers you need. It has a list of activities taking place, but please make sure to contact the organisers before attending so you can book your space and also to…

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…

How can I get help paying for childcare?

If you're working or going back to work, and you've got children, you can get financial and practical help with childcare. There's lots of help available to make your life easier, from tax credits to flexible working arrangements.If you need help paying for childcare, the Coram…

How to complain, compliment or feedback about a Wandsworth SEND local offer service, activity or provider

If possible, please make your complaint, give your compliment or feedback  direct to the person you are dealing with, or their manager, using their complaints, compliments and/or feedback procedures. If you want to complain, compliment or feedback about a local offer service, activity or provider you can…

How to make a complaint

If you have a complaint regarding how the Early Education or Nursery Education Entitlement is being offered by a childcare provider, you should first discuss this with the manager or owner of the provision.  If your concern has not been resolved through this discussion, you…