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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…

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…

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…

Choose an independent school in Wandsworth

Independent schools are privately funded schools that normally require the payment of fees to attend. There are a variety of Independent Schools in Wandsworth or within easy reach of the borough. Choose an Independent School brochure (click to visit the download link) contains information about…

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…

Consultation on educational provision for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Wandsworth

A consultation was held on the Council’s educational provision for children and young people with SEND.  Summaries of the responses from children and young people, parents, carers, schools and services can be downloaded here. The Report by the Director of Children’s Services on the outcome…

Find the right Apprenticeship vacancy for you

If you feel you are ready to consider doing an Apprenticeship you can apply for Apprenticeship vacancies online using the National Apprenticeship Service recruitment system that lets you search for, view and then apply for Apprenticeships.  Start your apprenticeship search here… on Wandsworth's Lifelong Learning website.…