ILLNESS AND YOUR CHILD’S EDUCATION

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Academies (unless they’re only for pupils between 16 and 19 years old), maintained schools and pupil referral units should support children with medical conditions. You can ask to see the school’s policy on supporting pupils with medical conditions. If your child has a medical condition You or a healthcare professional should tell the school if […]

SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION NEEDS (SLCN) SCHOOLS CHECKLIST

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If your child has speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), finding the school able to support your child’s needs is a priority. Primary schools Look for, or ask about, the following features that demonstrate good practice for supporting children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN): visual support – visual timetables, targets shown on the whiteboard and […]

SENDIASS CHAMPS

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SENDIASS Champs are a small group of young people with an interest in supporting other disabled young people across the Bay. They meet monthly to support and advise the SENDIASS Torbay team on how best this might be achieved. They are happy to come to talk to you and tell you about SENDIASS and the Torbay Leisure Card which […]