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Child Trust Funds were set up by the government to encourage parents to save for their child’s future. The savings pots could now be worth up to £1,500, or more if parents added contributions.
Three new Integrated Resources (IRs) for children with communication and interaction difficulties (such as autism) have opened in the north of Sheffield.
Sheffield City Council is running a survey about support in education for learners with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Due to the pandemic, waiting times for autism assessments have increased significantly and there are now over 1,000 children on the waiting list.
Parents have told us that the letters they receive from SENDSARS contain too much legal jargon and can be difficult to understand. We met with council officers to review them and make them more parent-friendly.
The NHS has created a quick form for people with a learning disability and/or autism to complete if they need to go to hospital because of Covid-19.
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