SEND Local Offer

The Local Offer helps you find information about local services, support and events for children and young people aged 0 to 25 years who have special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).

The aim of the local offer is to provide clear, comprehensive, and accessible information about support and opportunities available for children and young people with special educational needs in your area.

To ensure that the provision of services in education, health and social care are more responsive to local needs and aspirations of children and young people by directly involving them, their parents/ carers and service providers in its development and review.

Find out more about the Local Offer, run by the councils,  in your area by clicking on one of the links below:

Luton:             https://directory.luton.gov.uk/kb5/luton/directory/localoffer.page
Central Beds: www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/info/15/special_educational_needs_and_disability_-_local_offer
Beds Borough: https://localoffer.bedford.gov.uk/kb5/bedford/directory/home.page

Here are links for further support:

Special educational needs and disability (SEND) parent, children and young person partnership service

Central Bedfordshire is very pleased to share with you their brand new Speech and Language Therapy website:

www.childspeechbedfordshire.nhs.uk

The website is for families, professionals and practitioners alike – it has advice and ideas for pre-schoolers, school aged children, children with more specialist needs like stammering / hearing impairment / complex needs / bilingualism etc, as well as information about our service, the training we offer, and how to refer.