Bradford Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Local Offer

Bradford Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Local Offer

What is the Bradford Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Local Offer?

The Local Offer is a new way of giving children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) 0-25 and their parents or carers information about what activities, services and support is available across education, health and social care (Inc. voluntary sector)  in the area where you live.

As well as the Local Offer website offering details of services, we have an alternative format to the website;

You can contact the Local Offer by email or telephone using the details below;

localoffer@bradford.gov.uk

01274 439261 Mon-Thurs 8.30am-5pm Fri 8.30am-4.30pm

We have co-produced our Local Offer Information pocket booklet with children and young people and parent carers. The pocket sized concertina booklet provides an overview about what the Local Offer is, how it can help you, what you will find on the site, how to be involved and how to order more copies of the booklet. Every effort has been made to ensure the overview information within this pocket booklet is accurate at the time of going to print, Aug 2017. Revised 2018.

If you would like additional copies of this booklet or are aware of any changes to the information contained in this booklet, please contact the Local Offer Telephone helpline on 01274 439261.

 

Who is the Local Offer for? 

Children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) from birth to 25 years and their parent/carers and SEND Service providers.

How does it help you?

It will make it easier to find out what you need to know, when you need to know it. It tells you where the nearest and most suitable services are. letting you give feedback, raise concerns or make a comment or complaint.

The information available contains information and links to organisations which may help you.

 

What kind of information can i find out about?

You can find out about SEND information and a range of services across education, health and social care including the voluntary, social enterprise and voluntary sector services.

You can use the services section here to find out about;

  • Preparing for Adulthood, Employment and Training
  • Education (Provisions)
  • Getting Around
  • Information and Advice
  • Health
  • Things to do
  • Social Care
  • Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) & Personal Budgets
  • Have your say (co-production and feedback)
  • Videos for children and young people

Please use the sub catergory and filter options to narrow searches to meet your needs.

 

In addition to the search for a service section we have a useful news section and monthly e-newsletter (link below) to provide you information about events, stories and useful information.

 

Who are the Local Offer team in Bradford?

The Local Offer sits within the Bradford Council SEND Transformation & Compliance Team structure at Margaret McMillian Tower In Bradford.

The SEND Transformation & Compliance (T&C) Team consists of:

Sarah Pawson - Local Offer Lead                                              Jagdeep Sandhu - Local Offer Support Officer

Jane Hall - T&C Manager                                                           Joel Herbert - T&C Coordinator

Josh Wadsworth - T&C Coordinator                                           Luke Metcalfe - T&C Coordinator

Batool Menaz - T&C Project Officer                                                                           

 

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LO Social Media:

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Local Offer E-Newsletter:

Read our latest Bradford SEND Partnership Newsletter for all the latest SEND news and information click here

To receive the newsletter direct your inbox, sign up here

Have your say about Bradford's Local Offer here

 

 


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