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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…

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…

Disabled Persons Bus Pass

Concessionary Fares Scheme - Bus Pass Information - Disabled Persons The national bus pass scheme allows all eligible persons to apply for a concessionary travel pass enabling them to travel for free on off-peak local bus services. There are two categories of bus pass: older person…

Early years - Disability Access Fund (DAF)

The Disability Access Fund (DAF) is funding for early years providers to support children with disabilities or special educational needs. It aids access to early years places by supporting providers in making reasonable adjustments to their settings. Providers taking three and four year olds that are…

Early Years Foundation Stage

The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of your child from birth to 5 years old. All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS, including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes. Areas of learning…

Education & Training

Within this section you can find lots of information about education settings within Middlesbrough and the surrounding areas.  We have also added information about out of area schools and independent schools that some of Middlesbrough children attend. You can also find out information about attendance, school admissions and…

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…

Explaining Coronovirus to Children

Are you having difficulty explaining Coronovirus to your child. Download the 'Explaining Coronovirus to Children' document. Its straight forward easy read.

Guide to Aids, equipment and adaptations - Contact

Contact have produced a Guide to help parents/carers and young people when it comes to finding out about Equipment, aids and adaptions that many young people need to help them in their day to day lives. You can download the guide from the downloads section…

Guide to Personal Budgets

A Personal Budget is an agreed amount of money that is allocated to you personally by the Local Authority following an assessment of your care, support and educational needs.  This is for support to meet your needs that you decide and control.  The Children with Disabilities team…