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Bereavement Information and Support

Losing someone important to us can be emotionally devastating - whether that be a partner, family member, friend or pet. It is natural to go through a range of physical and emotional processes as we gradually come to terms with the loss.   Grief doesn’t have…

Concerned about your child aged 5-18?

If you are worried that your child is not making the progress you think they should, then what should you do? Speak to your GP (doctor), school nurse or speciailst health visitor at the Early Years Centre.  If they cannot help you themselves, they can refer your child…

Identifying and assessing Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Concerns about difficulties and additional needs may become apparent from a very early age or at any point in a child or young person’s life. Medical needs may be identified from birth and picked up by hospital professionals while other developmental concerns may become apparent…

Newly diagnosed or new to Wandsworth?

Just found out you or your child has or may have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND)?  Or have you recently moved to Wandsworth with a child or young person with SEND? Want to know where to go next, who can help, what services and support are available?…

Ofsted's plans for area SEND inspections

From Ofsted - 17 July 2020 - Update for Directors of Children's Services (DCS)    Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) are going to be visiting local areas in the autumn term to help strengthen special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) services following COVID-19 disruption. These…

Relationships, Sexual Health and Education

Relationships and Sex Education Practitioners who have experience of teaching Relationships and sex education to young people with learning disabilities realise that on-going support over time and life stages is needed.  What is most important is that information on topics is given in honest and…

Wandsworth Autism Advisory Service (WAAS)

1        Wandsworth Autism Advisory Service – overview 2        Educational Settings 3        Parents and Carers 4        Children and Young People 5        What’s On   WAAS – Overview       Who we are? Our service is a multi-agency team with professionals from education, teaching, SEND, Speech and language therapy, multi therapy team,…

Where do I start?

If you have immediate concerns about your own safety or the safety of a child, young person or adult you should call 999 and speak to the police.   It is everyone’s responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.  If you…