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30 hours funded childcare for 3 and 4 year olds

All 3 and 4 year olds are eligible for up to 15 hours of funded childcare and early education a week for 38 weeks a year. Eligible working families can get up to an additional 15 hours childcare making 30 hours in total.  Dont miss out! Apply now for a code for…

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…

Activities

There are lots of fun and rewarding activities for a young person with special educational needs and disabilities to do around Hounslow. Look in the activities section of the family services directory as well as lots of providers listed there that will be able to…

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…

Advocacy- Support in getting your views heard

SEND Support To get information and advice about all SEND matters. Telephone 020 8583 2607Email  SENDIASS@hounslow.gov.uk    Other organisations that can provide advice on SEND are IPSEA SOS!SEN Advocacy services Voiceability -a service for specific advocacy needs- including support for those with hearing impairment for 3 services; NHS Complaints Advocacy, Independent…

All about EHCP Reviews

How often are EHCP's reviewed? They should be reviewed every 12 months or every 6 months if the child is under five, normally via a review meeting. Why would a review be held at a different time? Sometimes a review will be held earlier, for example,…

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…

Applying for and using a personal budget

The way you spend your personal budget will be set out in your EHC plan. It’s nothing daunting, you and your SEN officer will discuss this with you and go through all the options you have. You can choose a service recommended by the local…

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…

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,…