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'What does good look like' guide

Our 'What does good look like' guide is a resource for observing in services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism.. This exciting new resource outlines what good practice looks like and provides a set of observable practices that can indicate that a service is…

0 – 25 Special Educational Needs and/or Disability (SEND) Strategy For Blackburn with Darwen 2018 – 2021

Blackburn with Darwen Council worked with families and service providers to develop our 0-25 SEND Strategy.   This strategy sets out how Blackburn with Darwen Council, Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commission Group (CCG), and the people they work with, will all work together to help children…

0-5 Years SEND Stay and Play Groups Easter Holidays 2019

0-5 Years SEND Stay and Play group Run by Early Years SEND Service during the holiday periods. Call 01254 666697 for more information No booking required

0-5 Years SEND Stay and Play Groups February 2019

0-5 Years SEND Stay and Play group Wednesday 20th February 1.30pm-3pm at Little Harwood Children Centre,  Friday 22nd February 10am-11.30am at Shadsworth Children Centre Run by Early Years SEND Service during the holiday periods. Call 01254 666697 for more information No booking required

16 - 25 Education, Training & Employment

In this section you will find information on post 16 education and training providers and agencies and services that can advise on routes into employment. Information on Education and Health Care (EHC) assessment process and Education and Health Care Plans (EHCPs) is also available in…

16 to 19 study programmes: advice on planning and provision

The department for education has published this advice which is non-statutory and has been produced to help recipients understand their obligations and duties in relation to the provision of 16 to 19 study programmes in their institution. This advice is for everyone involved in the…

2018 Courses for adults aged over 19 with a learning difficulty and/or disability

Bank Top Neighbourhood Learning Centre, Blackburn Offering a range of courses, statring in October Each session will last between 2 to 2 and 1/2 hours.  Cooking on a Budget: once a week for 8 weeks Scrapbooking: once a week for 8 weeks Ready Steady Cook!:…

21st March 2019 Improving children’s and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing services

Invitation to young people and their families and carers Oswaldtwistle Mills Thursday 21st March 5.00pm to 7.00pm Light refreshments will be provided. Healthwatch organisations across Lancashire and South Cumbria are working closely with the NHS to make sure that young people are at the centre of redesigning…

21st March 2019 Improving children’s and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing services

Invitation to young people and their families and carers Oswaldtwistle Mills Thursday 21st March 5.00pm to 7.00pm Light refreshments will be provided. Healthwatch organisations across Lancashire and South Cumbria are working closely with the NHS to make sure that young people are at the centre of redesigning…

Access to Work

The department for work and pensions provide an Access to Work grant for those individuals who are looking to: start work stay in work move into self-employment or start a business and would benefit from practical support to do this.   The grant is not…
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