Local Offers

Local Councils throughout the UK have to publish a Local Offer explaining the options and provision for students that have SEND. Here are the links to different local offers: This video from the Department of education explains how the local offer details all SEND services and opportunities and that the local council from each area that puts the options together must work with young people and families to work out the needs for there area:

The Local Offer explained http://www.thelocaloffer.co.uk/providers/roadmap

In addition to a local offer Councils have a SENDIASS' service this stands for Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support Service.The information, advice and support provided is confidential, impartial and non-judgemental it like the local offer and EHCP's covers education 0-25 in the UK  for courses up to level 3 so including Further but not Higher education. 

The SENDIAS service understands the local offer and can advice and can manage concerns so:

  • Parents and carers of children and young people aged 0 – 25 who are concerned about their child/young persons educational progress can talk with the SENDIAS in their local area
  • Children and young people with SEND Who are concerned about their educational progress can talk with the service and get help. 

Different Local Offers from different UK Councils:

Bedford Local Offer http://sendguide.bedford.gov.uk/

Bedford SENDIAS http://www.barnardos.org.uk/bradford-sendiass/information-advice-and-support.htm

Buckinghamshire's Local Offer 

 https://www.bucksfamilyinfo.org/kb5/buckinghamshire/fsd/localoffer.page

Buckinghamshire SEN Team https://www.bucksfamilyinfo.org/kb5/buckinghamshire/fsd/service.page?id=BIg_fQ5YRkM 

Buckinghamshire SENDIAS Service 

https://www.buckscc.gov.uk/services/education/bucks-sendias-service/

Essex Local Offer http://www.essexlocaloffer.org.uk/listing/children-and-young-people-disabilities-service/

Essex SENDIAS http://www.essexlocaloffer.org.uk/listing/send-information-advice-and-support-service/

Hertfordshire Local Offerhttps://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/microsites/Local-Offer/The-Hertfordshire-Local-Offer.aspx 

SENDIAS Hetfordshire 

http://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/info/200207/family_support/826/sendias

Hillingdon Local Offer https://children.connecttosupporthillingdon.org/s4s/WhereILive/Council?pageId=3540&lockLA=True

Hillingdon SEND IASS 

http://www.hillingdonsendiass.co.uk/s4s/WhereILive/Council?pageId=4634&lockLA=True

Luton Local Offer https://children.connecttosupporthillingdon.org/s4s/WhereILive/Council?pageId=3540&lockLA=True

Luton SENDIAS

 https://www.luton.gov.uk/Education_and_learning/Special_educational_needs/Pages/Luton-SENDIAS-service.aspx

Milton Keynes Local Offer https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/schools-and-lifelong-learning/send-local-offer

MK SENDIASS they have young person advisers that help you find suitable provision impartially, help and support if you are up to 25 years old and have SEND needs including explaining the local offers and offering general advice and guidance covering Milton Keynes https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/schools-and-lifelong-learning/special-educational-needs/mk-special-educational-needs-and-disability-information-advice-and-support-service/send-ias-about-us

Northampton Local Offer https://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer

Northampton SENDIAS   http://www.iassnorthants.co.uk/Pages/home.aspx

Oxfordshire Local offer https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/children-education-and-families/education-and-learning/special-educational-needs-and-disability-local-offer

SENDIASS Oxfordshire http://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/children-education-and-families/education-and-learning/special-educational-needs-and-disability-local-offer/information-advice-and-support-parents-and-children-about-sen/sendiass-oxfordshire

Slough Local Offer http://www.sloughfamilyservices.org.uk/kb5/sloughcst/directory/localoffer.page 

Slough SENDIASS http://www.slough.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/slough-send-information-advice-and-support-service-sendiass.aspx

Surrey Local Offer http://www.surreylocaloffer.org.uk/kb5/surrey/localoffer/home.page

Surrey SENDIASS http://sendadvicesurrey.org.uk/

Royal Borough Windsor and Maidenhead http://rbwm.afcinfo.org.uk/local_offer

Windsor and Maidenhead ADVICE SUPPORT SERVICE http://ias-rbwm.co.uk/?doing_wp_cron=1558289110.8764050006866455078125

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