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Toileting, Bowel & Bladder

In Hounslow there is a specialist service for children and young people who are having bowel and bladder problems (including constipation, soiling, daytime wetting and bedwetting) which are common in childhood, and it is not unusual for teenagers to have them too. The Paediatric Bladder…

Transport help

This is a new section of the Local offer launched March 2018 - if you know of any other transport or travel help that can support children and young people with SEND: please contact thelocaloffer@hounslow.gov.uk You can find information on transport from home to school…

Transport support

Travel/Transport assistance for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities As students get older and approach statutory school leaving age it is expected that those who are able should be offered the opportunity to gain a variety of life skills, including independent travel where possible.  …

Travel Support - Travel training

There is local help available with learning to travel independently for young adults with special educational needs and disabilities.  Follow the links for the detail of each service. Travel buddy service 16+ Free service providing 1-1 training for individuals with Disabilities and mental health difficulty. Travel…

Using and managing direct payments

You’ll get all the support you need to fully understand and use your direct payments. This includes putting together a plan finding the right services employing assistants/ workers and setting up payrolls managing your accounts You can use direct payments to pay someone to support…

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…

Young People Engagement

The changes are all about the child and young person at the centre of what we do. To help us understand their experiences we have been working with young people over the last 12 months; a core group of young people have been consulting with…