SEN & Disabilities

Autism: Finding a School

Autism: Finding a School

An Autism Education Trust parents and carers guide to finding a school for your child with Autism.

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Autism: Working Together with your Child's School

Autism: Working Together with your Child's School

An Autism Education Trust guide for parents and carers about working together with your child’s school to identify what is important in the education of their child or young person.

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Changes to SEND Support: Easy Read Guide for Parents

Changes to SEND Support: Easy Read Guide for Parents

This guide sets out the new law for those with special educational needs or a disability. It will help you understand the changes to the support that children and young people who have special educational needs and disability can get.

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Global Mediation

Global Mediation

Information on Global mediation services.

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Information and Support for Parents and Carers in Plymouth

Information and Support for Parents and Carers in Plymouth

A description of Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND and an overview of the services provided.

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Meetings: A Guide for Parents and Carers

Meetings: A Guide for Parents and Carers

Meetings aren’t always easy. This leaflet provides suggestions for things to find out before the meeting.

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Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill is a proposed new law that is being discussed in Parliament with regards to changes to the Mental Capacity Act.

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Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice

Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice

The Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice gives guidance for decisions made under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

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Mental Capacity Act 2005 Factsheet

Mental Capacity Act 2005 Factsheet

This is a factsheet explaining the Mental Capacity Act relating to the Child and Family Act 2014.

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Personal Budgets and Direct Payments

Personal Budgets and Direct Payments

Plymouth’s Personal budgets and direct payment draft briefing paper.

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Plymouth Enhanced Transition Framework

Plymouth Enhanced Transition Framework

This document provides the framework and tools to support the enhanced transitions of children and young people from early years settings right through to Key Stage 4.  

The ‘Transition and Transition Plus’ programme ensures that every child will experience support and success as they transfer between and into early years settings and schools both mainstream and specialist / alternative provisions.  

This document should be used to allow practitioners to identify and plan for the needs of each child / young person during transition, but is also useful for parents too.

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Plymouth Enhanced Transitions: Early Years to School

Plymouth Enhanced Transitions: Early Years to School

This is a guide for parents and carers explaining the process of moving from early years to school or between settings for children that may need an enhanced transition.

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