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Services for young adults with a learning disability

Most services for young people with learning disabilities (18+)  can be found on the adult services website Careplace however the main services for young adults are also listed here; Prevention, Transition and Development Service This service works with individuals over 18 with a learning disability and their…

Social care support for complex disabilities

Find out what disabilities are supported and the type of care available after an assessment. Disabilities supported severe physical/ learning disability severely visually impaired (blind) registered as hearing impaired (deaf) and uses BSL terminal illness aged 14+ with Down syndrome (although this could be younger…

Speech, language and communication needs

Children develop their speech and language skills at their own pace. The important thing is to ensure that your child has enough interaction with other children and plenty of opportunities to play; as children learn from playing and listening to others. There are also activities…

Physical and self care difficulties

Physical & Self-care Difficulties A child or young person with a physical difficulty may struggle with day-to-day activities and need extra support. This can be due to A physical condition, e.g. cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, arthritis, genetic disorder etc. Delayed development of gross (walking/crawling etc)…

Apprenticeships for Young People with SEND

Apprenticeships are a type of work-based learning. Apprenticeships are real jobs with training so you can earn while you learn and pick up recognised qualifications as you go.  Anyone living in England over the age of 16 and not in full-time education can apply. Hounslow…

Preparation for Adulthood pathways

From age 14, young people start to consider what they want to do with their lives. Some young people need support to be more independent as they reach adulthood. Some young people need help to make choices and to take control over decisions that affect…

Additional funding to support pre-school settings

There are 2 main sources of extra funding for pre-school settings.  If eligible then they can claim both. SEN Inclusion funding -this is available for eligible children from age 2 If your childs pre school setting (nurseries and childminders)  think they need to access some…

Education for Children with Autism in Hounslow

If you think or someone has suggested your child maybe showing signs of Autism more information including what steps to take can be found on the Concerns about my child development page. Following a diagnosis of Autism there is a range of support and advice…