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Short Breaks Services Statement

Short Breaks are fun or educational activities for children and young people with disabilities and additional needs. They give children and young people a chance to have fun, socialise and gain independence while their famiies get to take time out from caring. Short Breaks Services Statement This…

Speech and Language Therapy Pathways

Speech and Language Therapy services are delivered according to age group. Information reviewed May 2018

Support for SEN or Disabled Students in Higher Education

Taking a degree, HND, HNC, PGCE or Diploma of Higher Education or any qualification at RQF level 4 or above Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) will cease once a student begins studying at RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) level 4 or above. Similarly, students without an…

Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions

Children and young people with medical conditions are entitled to a full education. Parents, children and young people should be fully involved developing and reviewing the support they receive for a medical condition whilst in education. Information Reviewed May 2018

Supporting young people with SEN or disabilities into adulthood - transition

Young people aged 14 to 25 with SEN or disabilities Preparation for adulthood pathways Young people approaching adulthood and their families may want an overview of the choices available as they approach adult life and places where they can find helpful support and guidance.  We have…

Supportings siblings of children with SEND

Contact for families with disabled children have produced a useful guide to supporting the brothers and sisters of children who have a disability or long-term illness. It is written for parents and for those working with families who have a disabled child. Read the guide to…

Transitions in Education

Transitions in education can be times of stress and anxiety for parents / carers of all children but even more for those with Special Educational Needs and / or disabilities. Right from the start, it is important that transition phases are managed well to support…

Universal, Targeted and Specialist Services

Universal, targeted and specialist are terms applied to services available for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)  Universal Services These are services which all families can expect to access without needing any extra SEND resources. Universal services are expected to make reasonable adjustments to…

Using my M-Card

Find out more about activities and services which offer concessions or benefits for Merton children and young people, including those who have an M-Card.  If a service provider offers concessions for M-Card holders, you will see a picture of an M-Card next to it in…

Vulnerable children - education and childcare in the coronavirus lockdown

From January 2021 Vulnerable children and young people include those who: are assessed as being in need under section 17 of the Children Act 1989, including children and young people who have a child in need plan, a child protection plan or who are a…
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