As many of you may recall HI sit on the SEND Reforms Steering Group with the LA.
At the last Grove meeting held on 13th February 2019 the session was very positive. We looked at the local offer action plan, we looked at the EHC assessment process. It has been reported to be of high quality plans, good content and making a difference.
Appears for development EHC assessments process time scales, understanding of the process for families, information pre EHCP for families and professionals and for parents better understanding of how to choose special and mainstream schools.
Therapies, transport, transition from children to adults, social care assessments process, internships, making sure colleges deliver better outcomes for young people and EHC services to more joined up post 16 process.
Respite and support process of direct payments, choice of respite, better and enriched communication about reviews and appeals.
Read more in the local offer news March 2019 letter and the Local Review and Action Plan.