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Young people given HeadStart thanks to £8.8 million Lottery boost

Young people in Wolverhampton have been given a multi million pound boost after the City of Wolverhampton Council received Big Lottery Fund support to extend its HeadStart programme for another 5 years.   To read…

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Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan survey

 

Do you have an EHC plan finalised between January and December 2015?  If so, please read the following:

From Monday 25 July 2016, families in England who have had an Education, Health …

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Have your say on the All Age Autism Strategy

Autism is a life-long condition affecting about 1 in every 100 people. It affects all races, classes, genders and intellectual abilities. It affects how people see, hear and feel the world.  Everyone with autism …

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New Partnership

Wolverhampton Information, Advice and Support Service is delighted to announce that KIDS is now our delivery partner for the Independent Support offer in Wolverhampton.  Independent Support is available to parent…

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Local Area SEND Inspections: Information for Families

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have published a leaflet for families which explains how they will jointly inspect local areas to see how effectively responsibilities for children and young people with sp…

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DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW CARERS STRATEGY – CALL FOR EVIDENCE

The National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) has written to all parent carer forums to let them know about the Call for Evidence for the development of a new national Carers Strategy.
 
During…

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Wolverhampton Information, Advice & Support Service

iass-homepage-imageImpartial information, advice and support on matters relating to a child or young person’s special educational needs or disability from birth to 25 years.

 

 

We offer information, advice and support about:

 

  • Education, health and social care matters and relevant law
  • Support available in schools, early years and post 16 settings
  • Funding arrangements
  • How needs are identified and met
  • Disagreements and moving forward

Our team can offer individual support which may include:

  • Support at and preparing for meetings
  • Help to understand and complete processes and procedures
  • Help to participate in discussions and decision making
  • Liaising with services and organisations
  • Looking at positive outcomes