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IPSEA – SEND Tribunal Hints & Tips

Do you need to go to a SENDist to appeal against a refusal to carry out an EHC needs assessment?

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Needs Led Approach Survey Outcomes 2022

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.

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BCC – Update to Education, Health & Care Plan Forms

Bristol City Council has made some changes to their Education, Health and Care plan forms. Check them out using the links below.

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SEND and You – Personal Budgets & The Local Offer

Important information from SEND and You on Personal Budgets.

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FLORA – New Information Service

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).

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IPSEA – EHC Phase Transfer Reminder

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.

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BCC – Ordinarily Available Provision

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.

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BCC – Alternative Learning Provision Review

The Bristol City Council have updated parent carers on the Alternative Learning Provision (ALP) review.

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SEND Parent Empathy Project – November 25th

A series of focus groups to help improve the way that Bristol professionals relate to SEND parents.

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Annual health checks for people with a learning disability

The Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) posted a new video about annual health checks for people with a learning disability.