Most mainstream school pupils will not be receiving any speech and language therapy this term. This is because of service pressures related to EHC plans, an increase in new referrals and staff capacity issues.
NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group is consulting on proposed changes to NHS short breaks services for children with complex health needs. This includes Ryegate House and the Helena Nursing Service.
The government has told local authorities to carry out a strategic review of their educational provision for learners with special educational needs and disabilities. Find out what's been happening in Sheffield so far.
Sheffield City Council has launched a consultaltion about proposed changes to short breaks and respite services. These affect the short breaks grant, SNIPS clubs, and overnight respite and daytime support for young people.
Sheffield City Council has asked parents to comment on a range of documents used by schools, nurseries and colleges as part of their approach to supporting learners with special educational needs and disabilities. This includes the My Plan and the EHC plan.