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Blackburn with Darwen SEND Strategy 2020-23

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council worked with families and service providers to develop our 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…

Keyworking pilot

There is a plan from the NHS called the Long Term Plan. It says that some children and young people with autism or a learning disability and high support needs should have a key worker. Children and young people who are in a mental health…

Ambitious about Autism - Making sense of your autism diagnosis

Getting an autism diagnosis as a young adult can be a moment of huge significance. On one hand it can feel like finally getting answers to questions about yourself, or feelings of difference from others. But an autism diagnosis can also raise many more questions…

Anna Freud National Centre for children and families

On My Mind, Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. On My Mind aims to empower young people to make informed choices about their mental health and wellbeing. Their website is full of useful tips and information that has been co-produced by young people.…

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities is part of the London South Bank University. Their website has help and information which may be useful for people with learning disabilities and their families It includes an easy read guide for people with learning disabilities on looking…

Mental Health Support Team newsletters and Zoom invite!

The Mental Health Support Team (MHST) are a team of low and high intensity Therapist's who offer early intervention for young people who are struggling with mild to moderate Mental Health difficulties such as low mood and anxiety. They work across Primary and Secondary Schools in…

Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Blackburn with Darwen Children’s & Adult’s Services are working together with Parents in Partnership (the parent/carers forum), to put helpful information for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0 – 25 with SEND in one place.  These FAQs will continue to be…

Promoting and supporting mental health and wellbeing in schools and colleges

The Government have produced guidance for schools and colleges around mental health and wellbeing in schools and colleges. Find out what help you can get to develop a whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing. To visit the GOV.UK page please click…

The Autism Resource Suite

Whole School SEND have published a free to access resource to support the school workforce to deliver high quality provision for pupils with SEND. The Autism Resource suite has guides on transition and resources developed by autistic young people for use in classrooms. It also includes the…

The national strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

Improving the lives of autistic people is the focus of a new multi-million pound strategy launched by the government on 21 July 2021. Backed by nearly £75 million in the first year, it aims to speed up diagnosis and improve support and care for autistic people.…