The Guidance issued on 21st February 2017 includes: Managing 19- to 25-year-olds’ EHC plans Education, training and benefits Funding Considering health and social care needs Including young people in decision-making Access the guidance here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-19-to-25-year-olds-entitlement-to-ehc-plans/send-19-to-25-year-olds-entitlement-to-ehc-plans
Residential special schools and colleges: a call for evidence Dame Christine Lenehan invites evidence about: the characteristics of children and young people in residential special schools and colleges how and why they come to be placed in this provision how they’re supported both pre- and post-placement how we can improve experiences and outcomes for them and their families Closing date: 17th March 2017 https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/residential-special-schools-
Local Authorities and Parent Carer Forums across the NW Region will shortly be recieving this years Rapid Response Survey from the NW SEND Regional Network Steering Group. This is a really important way for YOU to shape the delivery plan and work of the NW SEND Regional Network in 2017/18. Look out for the survey landing soon... and PLEASE complete and return so that YOUR areas voice is represented.