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Occupational Therapy

What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapy enables people to participate in daily life to improve their health and wellbeing. Daily life is made up of many activities and for children or young people may include self-care (getting ready, eating a meal, using the toilet), being…

Dental services

Keeping your teeth and gums as healthy as possible is really important. With so many things going on in your life, it can sometimes be easy to forget about your dental health. But it's really important that children and young people with SEND see their…

About Local Offer Capital Investment

Capital Investment in Local Placements for Children and Young People with High Needs.   The government has introduced a new national funding formula for how local authorities receive money for children and young people with high needs, including those with special educational needs and disabilities…

Toilets and changing places

Depending on a child or young person’s needs or disability, there may be an increased need to use a toilet. This can affect someone either wanting to or being able to get out and about. When planning an outing, you may also want to know…

Timing of transfers of statements of special educational needs and learning disability assessments to Education, Health and Care plans

The time frames over which the transfer of statements to EHC plans should take place are: • Between 1 September 2014 and 1 September 2015, local authorities must undertake ‘transfer reviews’ for children and young people with statements prior to them transferring from school to a…

Early intervention

Special educational needs (SEN) is a term that is used to describe the needs of children who have a learning difficulty or disability that needs more provision to be made for them than most other children of the same age.  Camden schools often use the…

Advice and support about relationships and sexual health

If you're looking for support and advice about relationships and sexual health, The Camden and Islington Young People’s Sexual Health Network can help. Details of support and clinic details can be found at www.URlife.org.uk. On the website you can find out more about: Information about…

Advocacy

Advocacy means having someone who will speak up on your behalf. An advocate can help express your views and wishes, secure your rights and represent your interests. If you are a young person or a parent and you are finding it hard to get your point…

Independent special schools and colleges

Local provision for local children Camden seeks to make provision for children and young people in local maintained provision wherever possible. This includes both mainstream and specialist provision, and also includes maintained provision in nearby boroughs. When considering specialist provision in neighbouring boroughs, parents are…

Independent travel training

Independent travel training helps young people travel independently to school or college. Being able to access public transport will help young people make their own decisions about how they live, what they want to achieve, and open up different opportunities.
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