25th February 2021 — 28th February 2023
Sensory Kits are Back!
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25th February 2021 — 23rd February 2024
Luton and Bedfordshire’s Neurodevelopmental Disorder Pathway (NDD) Information
Luton and Bedfordshire’s Community Health Services and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) have…
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Luton SENDIAS service are not currently offering face to face meetings with families, both in the community or at school. Luton SENDIAS service will not be able to attend face to face meetings until further notice. As always, we are contactable by email or through our helpline to provide access to information, advice and support. In addition, please read the Council for Disabled Children’s guidance.
For up to date Government Covid 19 advice and guidance, please visit https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
COVID 19 and Education, Health and Care Plan processes – an update from the Educational Psychology Service
We are working really hard to keep Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan processes moving, however, because of Covid 19 and the impact it is having on capacity within health, social care and education services, it means that there may be a delay in the contribution from advice givers in these services and this will likely delay normal processes.
In addition, education, health and care needs assessments for an EHC plan may look different as it becomes more difficult for many services to do their work face to face. They may need to do more by telephone or video calls where possible. Our decision-making panels are still taking place, however they are moving to online meetings. We will continue to review these processes and provide regular updates.
Introduction to the Information Advice and Support Service
The Luton SENDIAS Service is a statutory service supported and funded by Luton Council and Luton Clinical Commissioning Group. The service is impartial and operates at ‘arms length’ from the Local Authority.
The law requires all Local Authorities to provide children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their parents/carers, with information, advice and support.
The Service aims to help parents/carers, children and young people and professional staff to work together to provide the best possible support to children and young people with SEND.
We hope you find this website useful and welcome your feedback, which can be provided by sending us an e-mail to [email protected].