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Community Dentist Service

The Community Dental Services provides routine dental care and inhalation sedation to patients who otherwise experience difficulty accessing dental care as a consequence of one of the following special circumstances: Moderate to severe learning or physical disability Complex medical history where condition/medication necessitates special care…

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Autism are terms used to describe a disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people and the world around them. There are different ways a person can be affected by ASD,…

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…

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) Age 0-16

Disability Living Allowance, known as DLA for short, may help with the extra costs of looking after a child who is under 16 and who has difficulties walking or needs more looking after than a child of the same age who doesn’t have a disability. DLA for…

Benefits for Carers

Carers allowance is the main benefit available for anyone who cares for someone more than 35 hours a week and they get certain benefits. Carers credit can help with national insurance credits toward your state Pension if you do not get carers allowance but provide…

Hearing impairment

Signs that indicate your child may have a hearing difficulty As a young baby, your child should start responding to your voice and be startled by loud noises. He should start to turn and look at familiar sounds (like a favourite TV programme). By a year…

Other Special schools

Whilst there is specialist provision within Hounslow for children with SEND sometimes a child's needs may be better met by specialist provision out of borough. These schools maybe provided by another Local Authority or be independent.   Applications to maintained special schools outside of Hounslow…