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Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
Service Contact  Details
 Information, Advice and Support Kent (IASK)  

https://www.iask.org.uk/

03000 41 3000

iask@kent.gov.uk
 

Supporting families of children and young people (0-25) with special educational needs or disabilities with advice re the Statutory Assessment process and annual reviews.  

 Kent Autistic Trust  

https://www.kentautistictrust.org/

01634 405168
 

Services include:

  • Domiciliary Care/ Support Living
  • Day/Resource Centres
  • Outreach
  • Respite
  • Family Support
  • Family support groups
  • Children support groups
  • Social Skills Groups
Special Educational Needs   

https://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/special-educational-needs

 

https://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/special-educational-needs/what-to-do-if-you-think-your-child-has-send

 

The SEND Local Offer tells families what support is available for children and young people with SEND. Kent’s Local Offer is being reviewed and updated as a part of the SEND Improvement Programme. One of the improvements is an online tool called, Explore your options. This handy online tool helps families explore what are the right options for them if they think their child may have SEND and depending on the answers given offers a range of options for support

 

Here is the link for the ASD page which has links to other organisations on it:

Autism spectrum condition - Kent County Council

 

And here is the link to the page which has the Kent ASD handbook:

Information for families about autism and ADHD - Kent County Council

Cygnet Parenting Support Programme  www.barnardos-parenting.org.uk  

A parenting programme for parents and carers of children and young people aged 5-18 with an autistic spectrum condition.

 Includes Us 2  

07525 589321 or email familysupport@includesus2.org

www.facebook.com/IncludesUs2

 

‘Zoom Time’ Groups for parents & carers of children with a disability or SEN living in Ashford, Folkestone & Hythe and Dover.

Family Support Partnership Service  

familysupport@includesus2.org.uk

07525589321 www.facebook.com/IncludesUs2

 

The Family Support Partnership is a new service specifically for parents/carers of children with a disability or SEN by providing a tailored package of support for up to 12 weeks. The project is funded by the National Lottery and delivered in partnership with the charities Includes Us 2, For Us Too and Space 2 Be Me.  The service is being offered across Includes Us 2: Ashford, Folkestone & Hythe, Dover.

Kent’s Local Offer

https://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/special-educational-needs

 

https://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/special-educational-needs/what-to-do-if-you-think-your-child-has-send

The SEND Local Offer tells families what support is available for children and young people with SEND. Kent’s Local Offer is being reviewed and updated as a part of the SEND Improvement Programme. One of the improvements is an online tool called, Explore your options. This handy online tool helps families explore what are the right options for them if they think their child may have SEND and depending on the answers given offers a range of options for support

 

Here is the link for the ASD page which has links to other organisations on it:

Autism spectrum condition - Kent County Council

 

And here is the link to the page which has the Kent ASD handbook:

Information for families about autism and ADHD - Kent County Council

The Education People  https://www.theeducationpeople.org/our-expertise/specialist-employment/  

Delivered by Kent Supported Employment, their Specialist Employment service provides a range of services from school employability and work experience programs to supporting students and adult jobseekers into work experience, supported internships, supported apprenticeships, self-employment and paid employment.  They hold specialist knowledge and experience of services for SEND students, other vulnerable learner groups and adults with a disability or disadvantage.

Shaw Trust  Home - Shaw Trust Provides support and high quality employability programmes and complementary services for people with complex needs, challenging life circumstances or other barriers that impact on access to work.