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News on Tax credits for 16-19 year olds

Contact has advised that parents and carers make sure that their tax credits do not stop for their 16-19 year old. 
If you have a 16-19 year old who is staying in non-advanced education  remember to l…

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News about the transfer of Statements

Robert Goodwill (Minister of State for Children and Families) has sent a letter to Local Authorities confirming that there will be no movement in the transition end date of 31st March 2018. The letter also clarifies t…

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Extended Childcare Entitlement

Extended childcare entitlement up to 30 hours

Parents are now being given the opportunity to take up an extended entitlement of childcare.  This means that qualifying families with children aged between 3…

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Education, Health and Care Plans: Examples of good practice

A message from the Council for Disabled Children

"This resource has been produced to help practitioners write good quality EHC plans that meet both the letter and the spirit of the Children and Fam…

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Voice4Parents wants to hear about your experiences of SEND services

Please help Voice4Parents to represent your views with decision makers by completing this anonymous survey.  Thank you.

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Calling young people – would you like to join the Young People’s SEN and Disability Board?

Changing Our Lives is looking to recruit passionate young people  to help improve outcomes for young people in Wolverhampton.   Find out more by reading the letter for young people and the letter for pa…

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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

Download our service leaflet for more information  service-leaflet-2015