Parents in Sheffield and South Yorkshire have been airing their frustration about several long-standing issues, like EHC plans, NHS waiting lists, and lack of special school places. There have been petitions, protests and campaigns. What is our forum’s role in this?
Families with disabled children and young people aged 0-19 in Sheffield can now apply for the Short Break Grant – a one-off grant payment of up to £400 per family.
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.