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Finding Out About Support Near You

The SEND Local Offer explains the support services available for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) aged 0-25 years.

The Local Offer is the name of a web page or written information, like a leaflet. It is written by your local authority, which might be called “the council.

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The Local Offer is for:

  • Disabled children and young people.
  • Children and young people with special educational needs. Special educational needs are when you need extra help to learn things.
  • Families of those children and young people.
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The Local Offer must give you information about the support that you should be able to get in your area.

The Local Offer must have information about:

  • Schools, colleges or training.
  • Special health support.
  • Hobbies or fun activities.
  • Support for becoming an adult.
  • Transport.
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Help Make the Local Offer Better

The local authority must ask you what it should put in the Local Offer. You can tell your local authority what you think about it. They must show everyone what people have said and explain how they are going to make it better.

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How Can PIAS Help

Plymouth Information, Advice and Support can help you to find your Local Offer on your local authority website.

If you cannot get on the website, Plymouth Information, Advice and Support can help you by printing out information.

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They can also help you to tell your local authority what you think about your Local Offer.

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How to Contact PIAS

You can contact us in several different ways:

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Local Offer Resources