A series of articles published in the Sheffield Telegraph raised concerns about long waits for assessments at the Ryegate Children’s Centre and CAMHS, and criticised the Council’s SEN Team for delays in issuing EHC plans.
Sheffield City Council is proposing to charge parents of students over the age of 16 for SEN transport. Families would have to pay £540 per year for students who are educated within South Yorkshire, and £700 for those who are educated further afield.
Our information day on the 18th of November brought together parents and activity providers who specialise in supporting children and young people with additional needs.
Some families in Sheffield have been waiting more than a year for their child’s Education Health and Care (EHC) plan. Find out what the Council is doing to clear the backlog.
What has your experience of Ryegate been like? Take part in this review and help to improve Child Development and Neurodisability services in Sheffield.