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The EYFS 2 year progress check and the integrated review process

There are two different reviews in Barnsley. One is a health review for children ages 2 to 2.5 years and is carried out by your health visitor or by a child development practitioner. The other is an educational review and is carried out by the child's nursery or childminder. Please…

Families Information Service (FIS): Support for Families and Young People with SEND

Families Information Service (FIS) is part of BMBC we information, for families about:  Childcare  Help with Childcare Costs  Early Help Things to do in the local area  Local support services  Here's how we provide information to families and Young people with SEND

Finding somewhere to live - supported and independent living

SUPPORTED LIVING Supported living is defined as persons with special educational needs and/or disabilities living where and with whom they want, for as long as they want, with the ongoing support needed to sustain that choice. You may hear about supported living services during a…

FREE Childcare for 2 year olds with SEND

All Two Year Olds who are in receipt of: Disability Living Allowance (DLA)  OR have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) Can receive up to 15 hours FREE childcare a week to use in an Early Years setting such as a Day Nursery or with a Childminder.

Guides for SEND Parents, Carers and Relatives

In this section we have put together some SEND specific guides from charities such as Contact, The ADHD Foundation and GOV.UK.  If you can't find what you are looking for please let us know by email infofis@barnsley.gov.uk and we will do our best to source…

Keeping Children with SEND Safe Online

The 'think you know' website is a great source of information for parents/carers, children and young people.  They have created a range of short films for children with SEND covering different ways to stay safe online and offline. To view the films click the drop…

Local Offer Feedback

Your feedback is important to us and we keep records of your feedback each year.   You can read this information by clicking the links below. Local Offer Feedback 2015 Local Offer Feedback 2016 Local Offer Feedback 2017 Local Offer Feedback 2018 Local Offer Feedback 2019 If…

Local Offer Guide

The Local Offer is a way of giving information to families about services and support for children and young people with a special educational need and/or disability from birth to 25. It is a practical guide for parents/ carers and young people to help them…

Local SEND Support Services

In this section you will find links to Local SEND Support Services, 
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