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Staying at home

Many young people  will want to stay close to their families and this might mean living at home. However, this does not mean you cannot live independently within your family home.  This could be with the support offered by Supported Housing. Or by working out with your…

Supported Internships

Supported internships are a structured study programme based primarily at an employer. They enable young people aged 16-24 with a Learning Difficulty Assessment or an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP),  to achieve sustainable paid employment by equipping them with the skills they need for…

Travel Training, Taxi Cards, Freedom Passes and more

As young people grow up, they will want to and need to be more independent travellers.  This section has information about the support offered in Wandsworth to help young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) develop their skills and confidence.  This may start at different…

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,…

Wandsworth Carers Guide 2017

A carer is someone who without payment provides help and support to a relative or friend who could not manage without their help due to frailty, illness, disability, a mental health condition or substance misuse. For more information download the Wandsworth Carers Guide. Carers Support…

The Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group

The Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group is a group of GP’s who are responsible for designing local health services. Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning, commissioning or ‘buying’ and monitoring health services for the people who live in the borough, including: Rehabilitation care…

Wandsworth Strategy for Children and Young People with SEND aged 0 – 25, 2020-2024

Wandsworth Children’s Services, NHS South-West London Clinical Commissioning Group (SWLCCG) and Positive Parent Action as the Local Area partners, offer a warm welcome to the readers of our SEND Strategy 2020 – 2024. This strategy marks a significant point along our improvement journey in the…

Wandsworth's Short Breaks Service Statement

The Wandsworth Short Breaks offer is designed to give families of children and young people with disabilities access to a range of different short breaks opportunities. Wherever possible families should to be able to access their breaks without the need for further assessment. Please read the  Short…

What if my child needs extra help at school or has Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

If you think your child or young person may have a special educational need that has not been identified by their school or nursery, you should talk to your child’s teacher first, or ask to see the Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator (SENCO) or Headteacher.  The SENCO…

What is Wandsworth's Disabled Children's Register (DCR)?

The Disabled Children's Register (DCR)  records details of children and young people in Wandsworth who have a physical or learning disability. The Register collects information on children and young people under 18 years old. What are the benefits of registering? You will: receive regular information on services for…