SEND Local Offer
Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
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School SEND Provision
School Provision – Costings
- SEND Support in Schools
- Requesting an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment
- Conducting and Education, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment
- What you can do if you disagree with decisions
- SEND Glossary
- Parental Coffee Mornings
Wigan Local Offer
Wigan Local Offer provides information of services which could support children and young people with SEN:
The Autism Pathway and Service work with schools, teachers and parents to help support children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), you will find further information at the link below:
Or if you prefer to speak to someone please call Wigan SENDS team on 01942 486136.
Useful Websites for Parents
- The National Autistic Society – Gives information about autism, parental advice, strategies and approaches, etc.
- British Dyslexia Association – A useful website with information about dyslexia, assessment and identification, exam concessions, etc.
- Dyspraxia Foundation – Offers information and supports individuals and families affected by developmental dyspraxia through books, suggestions, a teen newsletter, and an adult support group.
- Young Minds – The UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
- ADHD Foundation – A useful website that provides information and guidance around Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
- Child and Adolescent Mental Health – Provides a free and comprehensive source of information for young people, parents and professionals about the range of mental health difficulties and disorders that may be encountered during childhood and adolescence.
- Wigan Family Welfare – A useful website that describes the counselling service we have in school.
- Wigan Council’s Targeted Education Support Service (TESS) – Information about what TESS is, what they do and how you can get their help.
- Information from BABCP about CBT – Gives information around Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and how it can be proved to help treat a wide range of emotional and physical health conditions in adults, young people and children.
- The Anti-Bullying Alliance – Gives useful information and advice about how to deal with bullying and the impact that bullying can have.
- Contact a Family – An organisation that provides information and support to parents of children with many different sorts of disability.
- Talking Point – Talking Point provides a guide to speech and language services and useful links to other associated websites.
- Wigan Council’s 0-19 Gateway Service – Information on the 0-19 Gateway service that Wigan Council provides for young people. There is also an additional information leaflet about the service.
- Childnet – A useful website for keeping young people safe online.
- No Panic – This website provides valuable information for sufferers and carers of people who have panic attacks, anxiety, phobias and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD).
- Happyeye – Glasses that intend to reduce or stop visual stress.
- Autism Resources for Families – Resources about Autism Specturm Disorder (ASD) from the National Autism Center.
- Reduce the Noise – Help loved ones with sensory overload enjoy shopping.
- Creating a Home Where Your Child Can Thrive with a Disability – Home modifications for children with a disability.
- Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips – Teaching tips for children and adults with autism.
- Pathological Demand Avoidance Society – Provides information, support and training for parents, carers, teachers and individuals with PDA
- Autism Resources for Parents – Resources about Autism from Autism Parenting Magazine
- Child Brain Injury Trust – A website that supports families and professionals working with children and young people who find themselves in need of information about what’s happened and how to cope.