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Health support in nurseries, schools and colleges

There is a school nursing service that work in all schools to promote health and wellbeing Their contact details are; Heston Health Centre,25, Cranford Lane,Heston,Hounslow,TW5 9ERPhone: 0203 691 1012 Email address HRCH.Hounslowschoolnurses@nhs.net If your child has a medical condition that needs support at school then the…

About education, health and care plans

If you feel your school’s SEND programme is unable to support the needs of the young person, you can request a more detailed education, health and care assessment.  This assessment could lead to an education and health care plan (EHC plan).   What an EHC plan does  details exactly what…

Local Support Groups and Organisations

For parents and carers there are support groups in Hounslow and also national helplines for many conditions and also other organisations that can be helpful if you are looking for advice and support. Please email if you know of helpful organisations or are in one so you…

Online support forums

There is a lot of support available online from national groups as well as groups specifically related to individual conditions and diagnosis.  Some are listed here as they have been recommended by parents and carers.  If you wish to add your support group to this…

Other Education Provision- general and special services

General education information The family services directory has other sections containing general education and learning information.  Some of which may also be useful for children with SEND. Where services say they offer specific SEND support there will be a green triangle with SEND in the…

Parent Engagement

Parents have been involved through the planning of the changes in Hounslow. Parent representatives were part of the working groups each looking at a different part of the changes. It was important to involve parents to understand their experiences with SEN support and developing ways…

Support with getting into work

If you need help and advice on what you would like to do and the options available to you contact: Connexions on 0208 583 5151 to make an appointment to see someone who can help with careers advice. Some options may include: Supported Internships Supported internships are…

Reviewing an EHC plan

Once you put the EHC plan into action, it’ll be reviewed yearly (or every six months if child is under five) It’s a way of making sure the young person is getting the support they deserve and meeting their agreed outcomes. Read all about EHC…

SEN Service

Who is the service for? Children and young people with special educational needs who live in Hounslow and whose needs cannot reasonably be provided from within the resources normally available from mainstream early years settings, schools or post 16 colleges. Children with special educational needs…