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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…

Barnardo's- meeting the needs of young people with learning disabilities who experience, or are at risk of, sexual exploitation

Barnardo's, the Children's Society, the British Institute of Learning Disabilities, Paradigm Research and Coventry University have published a report on meeting the needs of young people with learning disabilities who experience, or are at risk of, sexual exploitation (CSE). It recommends governments, local agencies and…

Blackburn with Darwen Council's Accessibility Strategy

This document is the Council's Accessibility Strategy that relates to schools.  This is a requirement under the Equality Act 2010 and it aims to prevent disability discrimination in education.  The legislation is designed to help Local Authorities and schools improve access for disabled pupils in a planned…

Blackburn with Darwen Council's Reasonable Expectations of Post 16 Providers for Meeting Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND)

Every Local Authority (LA) has a duty to explain and publish the special educational provision it expects post 16 providers to ordinarily make for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND).  In response to this the LA has drafted this document…

Blackburn with Darwen Council’s Reasonable Expectations of Mainstream Schools for Meeting Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND)

Every Local Authority (LA) has a duty to explain and publish the special educational provision it expects mainstream schools to ordinarily make for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND).  In response to this the LA has drafted two complementary documents…

Blackburn with Darwen: Young People Community Transitions

Calling for Ideas about our Day Services Offer for Young People in Transition aged 18-25 We are interested in developing ideas for our specialist and community-based day service offer to young people aged 18-25. We would welcome ideas about what needs to be in place…

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…

The Communication Trust - Youth Justice

The Communication Trust works with partners to  support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication. The Trust was set up in 2007 by Afasic, BT, Council for Disabled Children and I CAN and since then…

Education, Health and Care Plans - Examples Of Good Practice

The Council for Disabled Children have developed some good practice guidance to support the development of skills in writing good quality EHC plans that meet both the letter and the spirit of the Children and Families Act 2014. This is available at: https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/help-resources/resources/education-health-and-care-plans-examples-good-practice  

Employment is Everyone's Business: resources

As part of the project Employment is Everyone's Business (EEB), the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) and the British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) have produced three resources to support schools, colleges, young people and employers to identify ways in which professionals can work together…
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