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Annual health checks

Film about the health check NHS Hounslow CCG has created a film for people with learning disabilities. The film is about why it is important to have a health check every year and what it will be like.  People with learning disabilities have poorer health…

Vision impairment

If you are concerned about your child's vision contact your gp or a local optician - Children are entitled to a free eye test. Find an Optician If your child is unable to have an eye test at an Opticians due to their needs or…

Potty and toilet training

You can get advice on when and how to potty or toilet train your child from your Health Visitor or local Children’s Centre. We have found 4 websites below where you can get the answers to your questions. The websites will cover things such as: Getting started - when and at…

Finding somewhere to live

How to find your own home if you’re over 18. Finding housing In Hounslow and London there is a shortage of housing making rents expensive. Renting a room in a shared house is usually the most affordable option. Usually this means you would rent a…

Higher education and university

All UK universities can support you if you have special needs and disabilities.  Find a course You can find information about all the courses available to you at the UCAS website Find the university disability officer If you have a disability, mental health condition or learning difficulty…

How to get direct payments

Instead of receiving support through council services, now you can get money to pay directly for the services you need. You’ll need to speak to your SEN officer about getting a personal budget to do this. Direct payments give you more flexibility and choice in…

SEND Strategy for Hounslow 2018-21

Joint Council, Hounslow CCG and partners SEND Strategy 2018 to 2021 In Hounslow, we are committed to ensuring the best possible experiences and outcomes for our children and young people who have special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND). The draft vision for SEND was…