Do you need to go to a SENDist to appeal against a refusal to carry out an EHC needs assessment?
The BNSSG Parent Carer forums recently ran a survey gathering feedback from Parent Carers in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) to find out families experiences and thoughts regarding autism assessment.
Bristol City Council has made some changes to their Education, Health and Care plan forms. Check them out using the links below.
Important information from SEND and You on Personal Budgets.
Would you like to speak to someone about your child’s additional needs? You can now contact the new FLORA team (Families, Local Offer, Resources and Advice).
For those transferring from secondary school to a post-16 institution, the EHC plan must be reviewed and amended by March 31st in the year of transfer; for all other phases of transfer, the deadline is February 15th in the year of transfer.
If you have a child struggling to access support in school, Bristol City Council have created an Ordinarily Available Provision document which should help show you what the schools should be doing.
The Bristol City Council have updated parent carers on the Alternative Learning Provision (ALP) review.
A series of focus groups to help improve the way that Bristol professionals relate to SEND parents.
The Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) posted a new video about annual health checks for people with a learning disability.