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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…

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…

Access to work fund (Department for work and pensions)

An Access to Work grant can pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition to help you: start working stay in work move into self-employment or start a business To find out further information click here or visit the Department…

Accessibility

Commitment to Accessibility We are fully committed to ensuring this website meets the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (opens in a new window) (WCAG 2.0) to AA standard to ensure people with disabilities are not excluded from accessing information and services. The design of our website…

Adult Disability Social Care Services in Blackburn with Darwen referral pathway

The Care Act 2014 places a duty on local authorities to conduct transition assessments for children, children’s carers and young carers where there is a likely need for care and support after the child in question turns 18. Transition is understood to be the time…
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