SEND Support and Local Offer

The CCG has developed the Warwickshire Local Offer with partners to support children and young people with Special Educational Needs or who are Disabled (SEND).

What is the SEND local offer?

The Coventry Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Local Offer is being developed to bring together information that we hope to be helpful to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and their families. The SEND Local Offer will cover services available to the public across education, health and social care:

  • Education: such as nurseries, playgroups, schools and colleges and support services like educational psychologists and SEN services
  • Health:  children’s and adult services including GPs, therapists and hospital services
  • Social care: such as short break services and children’s and adult disability services.

We will continue to modify, expand and develop our offer over time in response to feedback we receive and as we become aware of other services, provision and opportunities that need to be included.

As the Local Offer develops it should also enable you to find the support and services that are available from voluntary and community groups and private sector organisations, such as charities and disability groups, nurseries, youth clubs etc., both in your immediate area and across Coventry

The Coventry Way

The Coventry Way is a set of standards made to encourage partnership working between professionals, parents, carers and children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Every professional working with parents, carers, children and young people has a responsibility to work to the Coventry Way, and we will make sure that this happens.

The Coventry Way was created together with parents and carers and it’s promoted for professionals. The standards also work alongside the statutory Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice.

Professionals will:

  • Listen to you and your family 
  • Support relationships that will help you
  • Communicate openly so that you have the information you need
  • Identify what you need as soon as possible
  • Agree personalised support that meets your unique needs

Children, young people and families are asked to:

  • Work together with professionals
  • Tell us about changes and/or new information about you as soon as you can
  • Provide feedback about your experiences with services.

For more details of the Local Offer and how to access SEND support, go to: 

https://www.coventry.gov.uk/info/157/coventrys_special_educational_needs_and_disability_send_local_offer/2299/special_educational_needs_and_disabilities_local_offer 

Or Contact: 

SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (IASS)

Open Mon - Thurs 9am - 5pm. Fri - 9am - 4.30pm

Email: IASS@coventry.gov.uk

Tel: 024 7669 4307

Fax: 024 7669 5627

Visit: http://www.coventry.gov.uk/iass

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