Worcestershire County Council has a multi-disciplinary team of professionals providing a wealth of support to children and young people with special educational needs.
The teams work closely with individual schools to identify and assess the needs of learners and put appropriate support in place. Worcestershire has 2430 children and young people with a statement of SEN.
Whilst we are still accepting referrals and attending group activities, please be aware that the Core Assets Independent Support Programme will be closing on the 31st July 2018. Independent Support was always intended to be a time limited resource, supporting the transition from statements to EHCPs. From August 2018 onwards, parents, children and young people will continue to be able to access information, advice and support on statutory assessment and annual reviews from your local SEND IASS.
Worcestershire has developed a collaborative and responsive approach to the SEND reforms, which includes:
Worcestershire County Council is working with partners to develop a clear, transparent Local Offer of services for all children and young people with additional needs, which will include local information, advice, support and mechanisms for review. It is also in the process of identifying services to be provided through a personal budget and developing the market of provision.
The team consists of:
Integrated Services Specialist Support consisting of seven specialist teams:
There is currently no information about the Key Contacts. Please check back for more information soon.
If you have any concerns about a particular child or young person and feel that they may be in need of protection or safeguarding members contact the Family Front Door from Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm, Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Offers independent support to parents and carers of children with special needs