Children’s Therapies – The Pod : films, resources and links that can help your child to achieve their therapy goals.PD Net : provides professionals in education with support in promoting positive outcomes for children and young people with a physical disability.ADHD Foundation : an integrated health and education service offering a unique lifespan – strength based service, for the 1 in 5 people who live with ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia and Tourette’s syndrome.British Dyslexia : information, resources and training available to help you to ensure that your child is able to reach their full potential.National Autistic Society : the UK’s largest provider of specialist autism services.Beams : Beams is a local charity that supports disabled children, young people and their families.Information Advice and Support Kent : We provide free, impartial and confidential information, advice and support about special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) for children, young people up to age 25, parents and carers.Kent Local Offer – Kent’s Local offer is all about making it easier for people to find out about services available to 0-25 year-olds with special educational needs and disabilities.
You can find out about their:
- arrangements for identifying and assessing children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
- how to access services and how we make decisions
- services to support young people prepare for adulthood and independence
- arrangements for resolving disagreements, complaints, mediation and appealing to the SEN Tribunal
- sources of support, advice and information
Did You Know?
- There are over 21,000 Children and Young People in Kent who have SEN support at school.
- There are over 6,000 C&YP who have a Statement or EHCP.
- There are over 3,000 C&YP who attend special schools.
- 70% of C&YP who have SEN come from single parent families.
- In Kent, 9.6% of pupils have SEN support, compared with 12.6
- And 2.8% of pupils have a statement or EHCP, which is the same as
the national figure.
- There are approx. 4,200 pupils with SEN who get transport to school.
- This costs the county approx. £23 million per year.
Data taken from Facts and Figures 2016, Education and Young People’s Services, KCC.