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Building Design - Guidance for mainstream and special schools

Designing for disabled children and children with special educational needs Who this publication is for This publication is for all local authorities (LAs), diocesan boards of education, governing bodies of schools and all other education providers.It has been written particularly for education advisers, architects and…

BwD 0 – 25 Special Educational Needs and/or Disability (SEND) Strategy 2018 – 2021

SEND Strategy 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 ...…

BwD Early Years Case Study (1) : Concerns around Speech and Language and Social Communication (S&L, SC)

BwD Early Years SEND Support Service has provided details of several cases in which they have been involved. We hope that by reading these case studies, you will gain a better understanding of what we do how we tailor our service to suit the individual needs…

BwD Early Years Case Study (2): Concerns around Physical Development (PD)

BwD Early Years SEND Support Service has provided details of several cases in which they have been involved. We hope that by reading these case studies, you will gain a better understanding of what we do how we tailor our service to suit the individual…

BwD Early Years Case Study (3). Concerns around developmental delay. (PD & S&L)

BwD Early Years SENDS Support Service has provided details of several cases in which they have been involved. We hope that by reading these case studies,you will gain a better understanding of what we do how we tailor our service to suit the individual needs…

BwD PiP attend Parent Carer Forum Annual Conference

The Steering Group of our local Parent Carers Forum (PiP) recently attended the annual conference of the National Network of Parent Carer Forums. This was held in Coventry in November, and was a two day event. The first day consisted of workshops on topics that…

BwD PiP Information and Guidance Sessions 2019

Empowering Parent Carers through Information Sharing Families caring for a child with additional needs, a long term medical condition or disability are invited to attend any of our advice and guidance sessions or coffee mornings. Please click on the links in the Downloads box for…

Changing Our Lives

Changing Our Lives is a rights based organisation that works with disabled people and people with lived experience of mental health difficulties of all ages as partners, finding solutions to social injustice and health inequalities.  The organisation has developed best practice guides that professionals could…

Children's Centres - How to get involved

Blackburn with Darwen’s children's centres offer a range of services and activities for all parents, carers and children in line with the needs of the local community.  No one children’s centre is the same but each provides a core set of services including early year’s…

Don't get me wrong

Don't Get Me Wrong looks at speech, language and communication needs in children and young people. It is full of useful information and advice which you can use in your setting. It is ideal for SENCOs and teaching assistants.  To view more information please select the…
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