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New Activities Unlimited Provider Guide now available
The 2024-2025 Activities Unlimited Provider guide is now live, with over a dozen new events available to children and young people with SEND.
17 Apr 2024
Council welcomes £11million new investment into SEND services
Suffolk County Council is set to receive an additional £10.9million to create new specialist places for children and young people with special educational needs and...
27 Mar 2024
Celebrate Neurodiversity Awareness Week
This week marks Neurodiversity Awareness Week, which is about celebrating our unique strengths and differences.
18 Mar 2024
New draft SEND Strategy published - have your say!
The Suffolk SEND Partnership are seeking views on the draft new strategy for 2024-28.
21 Feb 2024
Changes to the neurodevelopmental disorders referral pathway for children and young people in East and West Suffolk
From 8am on Friday 1 March 2024, the referral pathway for children and young people with suspected ASD or ADHD who are registered with a GP in East and West Suffolk...
15 Feb 2024
Children's expert makes recommendations to strengthen SEND services in Suffolk
Anthony Douglas CBE spent several months meeting with families, leaders and practitioners to inform his findings.
30 Jan 2024
Outcome of Ofsted / CQC inspection of SEND Services published
Suffolk local area partnership commits to urgent improvements to SEND services and apologises to families.
30 Jan 2024
December 2023: open letter from Ros Somerville
The Assistant Director for Inclusion at SCC writes about some of the significant work undertaken over the last term.
21 Dec 2023
SEND students meet with key decision makers for SEND services
They say "we want the same opportunities as everyone else"
24 Nov 2023
Travel Training: What resources can we create to help your young person?
Have you wanted to try some travel training with your young person? Suffolk County Council are looking to produce some resources to help with just that.
20 Nov 2023
Consultation on new Elective Home Education guidance
The DfE has launched a consultation on proposed changes to the Department for Education’s non-statutory elective home education guidance for local authorities and...
06 Nov 2023
Everyone who uses SEND services in Suffolk asked for feedback in new inspection survey
Ofsted and CQC inspection of SEND Services in Suffolk announced
30 Oct 2023