Special Educational Needs
Blackpool is a place where difference makes no difference.
All children should be given the opportunity to reach their full potential and the following information explains how parents and carers of children with learning difficulties and/or disabilities can access services that will provide additional help and support for their development and learning and for their care.
The special educational needs and disability service (SEND) works in partnership with parents, schools and other agencies to provide additional support and resources for those children and young people who have a learning difficulties and disabilities. Blackpool Local Authority has a strategy which is available for you to view (PDF Strategy document).
There is a wide range of services available in Blackpool for supporting children and young people at the various stages of their education and development. Detailed information about these services can be found on each of the links listed below:
|Young people aged 16 – 25 |
- Transition Planning & post 16 opportunities for young people with SEND
- Additional support arrangements for young people in local colleges
- Social care – Adult Services
- Financial support for young people in further education
- Transport policy for accessing further education
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
|| Check out the National Childrens Bureau free resources. The Early Support information resources describe, discuss and explore either a specific condition/disability or more general information that parent carers and young people have told NCB they would find useful to know.|