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Welcome to the Solihull local offer - a website about services and support for children and young people with disabilities or special educational needs

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Community health services in Solihull

Transition to adulthood

Opportunities and support from 14-25

Have you heard about the Single route of redress…? In circumstances where Parent / Carers  are challenging the educational aspects of the EHCP, this enables them to also challenge the Health and Social Care aspects of the plan. This comes into force on 3rd April 2018. Please read this important information.

The local offer provides information to children and young people with disabilities and their families.

This information should help you to know what support and services are available in Solihull and to make informed choices about your education, health, care and transition to adulthood.

Solihull has a SEND 0-25 service based at Elmwood Place, 37 Burtons Way, Smiths Wood, Solihull, B36 0UG. This service brings together key professionals to provide services for eligible children and young people with SEND.

The SEND 0-25 service includes:

  • StART (Statutory Assessment and Review Team) - the StART team lead the assessment of young people for an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC Plans)
  • SISS (Specialist Inclusion and Support Service) - SISS provides specialist teaching, assessment, advice to inform EHC Plans, training and sensory support services, for  children and young people, their families and their educational setting.  Services can be offered from point of diagnosis until a young person leaves school. Some SISS services are traded services and are purchased by Schools.
  • EPS (Educational Psychology Service) - EPS provides educational psychology support, support to Schools, assessment and input to EHC Plans
  • Early Years - supports educational settings in the early identification of SEND and targeting focused support to assist development
  • CYPSDS (Children Young People's Specialist Disability Service) - CYPSDS is a Social Care service for children, young people and transition. The team assesses, provides services, monitors and reviews support plans and supports the transition of young people to Adult Social Care.
  • BU (Business Support Unit) - provides specialist administrative support for all SEND 0-25 service functions.

The Solihull local offer tells parents and young people what they are entitled to, what services are available to them and how to access them.

News

Solihull’s Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment – now published!

8th May 2018

Back in January Solihull Council asked for comments on its draft Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA). Comments have been taken into account and have helped create the recently published PNA 2018-2021, …

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Parents’ Network eBulletin May 2018

1st May 2018

Please see your May 2018 eBulletin for information on what’s happening in and around the borough for families. This month’s edition includes: Summer Reading Challenge 2018 – are you 14 …

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Family Information Service Directory

You can also find out what support and services are available in the voluntary and private sectors – including charities, disability groups, nurseries, youth clubs and inclusive leisure activities for all children and young people.

This is all here on the Family Information Service Directory that you can search.

Education

Education support services

Care

Respite and children’s disability services

Health

Community health services in Solihull

Transition to adulthood

Opportunities and support from 14-25

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