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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…

Health Services - Referral routes into Children and Adult Services

A handy guide has been created for you to understand how to get referred into services. Some services you can call and set up an appointment yourself while others you will need someone clinical to do this for you. See the attached documents in the…

Help In Early Years - CONTACT Information Guide

This factsheet explains how children with special educational needs are supported to learn and develop, and gives information about education options and finding suitable childcare. Guidance to childcare and other early years’ providers is set out in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of…

Helping Children be Ready for Nursery

'We believe in Middlesbrough that nursery ready children are curious, confident and co-operative.  Supported by family, professionals and community these children are able to flourish and reach their optimal potential.' See how you could support your child: see pages 11-14

Helping Your Child Sleep - Contact Booklet

Contact have produced a booklet to help support parents and carers of children with disabilities when it comes to issues that can arise around sleep. Take a look at the booklet in the download section on the right hand side of this page

High Needs Funding for Mainstream Schools

Mainstream schools can apply for additional High Needs Funding to support young people with Special Educational needs whether they have an EHCP or a SEN Support Plan. Funding is requested based upon our matrix descriptors. You can download the guidance document and the descriptors from…

Higher Education

Higher Education Many young people with an Education, Health and Care plan successfully progress into higher education. There is funding and support available to make sure that students with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability get the support they need to complete their studies.…

Home and Hospital Teaching Policy Statement 2019

This provision is currently delivered by River Tees Multi-Academy Trust (RTMAT) on behlaf of Middlesbrough Council. The SEND and Vulnerable Learners Service is responsible for maintaining oversight of the Home and Hospital teaching service delivery. The Home and Hospital teaching service in Middlesbrough is provided…

How is Childcare Regulated?

The external link (right) provides information about how Ofsted regulate childcare providers. It sets out how you might like to use the information available to you when choosing childcare and what to do if you have a concern about your provider.