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Free Santa letter for blind children

October 16, 2017

Blind or partially-sighted children can write to Santa and get a free reply in Braille, audio or large print. What … Read more

Young SEND Commissioner Training

September 28, 2017

Essex County Council has to ensure that children and young people have a voice in the services they receive and … Read more

EHCP Questionnaire (POET)

September 17, 2017

Children and young people, parents/carers and practitioners who have experience of the EHC assessment and planning process and EHC Plans … Read more

Listening to Young Disabled Children

August 23, 2017

The National Children’s Bureau have published a Listening to young disabled children leaflet which includes inspiring examples of listening practice … Read more

Harlow College students coproduce videos for the Local Offer

August 16, 2017

Since July 2015, the Essex Local Offer team have been working with the students, aged 16-17, within the Media Studies … Read more

Let’s Talk: Mental Health and Well Being Strategy 2017-21

August 3, 2017

One in six Essex residents are known to be living with mental illness and one in four will experience a … Read more

Animal Agents Summer Reading Challenge 2017

Saturday 15 July – 2 September 2017 Over 40,000 children join in with the Summer Reading Challenge every year. It … Read more

Money skills for young people with learning difficulties

The British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD), in conjunction with Barclays, has produced a package of resources, ‘Banking made Clear’, … Read more

Supporting pupils after yesterday’s terrorist attack – primary & secondary guidance

May 23, 2017

In light of last night’s tragic events in Manchester, the PSHE Association have highlighted their guidance to help teachers and … Read more

Boccia – taster sessions stimulate interest for Essex children/young people

April 18, 2017

On 21 March 2017, ten pupils who attend Essex mainstream schools, enjoyed a Boccia taster session delivered by Marc Scott, … Read more