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  1. Annual Health Checks - Mencap Easy Read

    If you have a learning disability and have joined the learning disability register, you might also be able to have a free Annual Health Check. What is an Annual Health Check? An Annual Health Check is done by your doctor once a year. Your doctor will…
  2. Changing Places - Accessible toilets in Middlesbrough

    Middlesbrough has a number of purpose-built Changing Places toilets for disabled people. Changing Places toilets are bigger than standard wheelchair accessible toilets, which don't provide changing benches or hoists, and are too small to accommodate a wheelchair user and more than one carer. Changing Places toilets are…
  3. DfE Advice & Guidance Booklets

    There are specific guidance booklets produced by the Department for Education to help all settings, parents, carers and young people understand the new Code of Practice. Please click on the most relevant link below: Guidance for parents and carers Guidance for children and young people…
  4. Disabled Children: A Legal Handbook

    A legal handbook is an authoritative yet accessible guide to the legal rights of disabled children and their families in England and Wales. The handbook aims to empower disabled children and their families through a greater understanding of their rights and entitlements. It is essential…
  5. Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) Guidance

    In Middlesbrough, the majority of children with special educational needs and disability(SEND) will have their needs met in the child's local mainstream school, sometimes with the help of outside specialists. In some cases, children attend specialist bases in mainstream schools or special schools depending upon…
  6. Increasing Awareness of our Local Offer

    We continue to work hard to raise awareness of the Local Offer across Middlesbrough. We have been reaching out to young people, families and professionals by a variety of means and speaking to as many people as we can. Take a look at the downloads…
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