Services and information for children and young people with SEN and/or disabilities
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Hampshire's Local Offer for Special Educational Needs and / or Disabilities
Your Local Offer - Information and services available in Hampshire for children and young people (birth to 25) who have Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND)
The Local Offer includes information about education, health, social care, preparation for adulthood, leisure services and impartial information advice and support.
Hampshire’s Local Offer (co-produced with parents, carers and young people) aims to help you find your way through the maze of information to reach the best solutions for you / your child.
Hampshire SENDIASS Young Person's Survey
Hampshire SENDIASS is available to help young people, but very few young people contact SENDIASS directly. To change this, Hampshire SENDIASS want to find out more about the advice that young people want, and how they want it.
The survey has been designed young people and can be accessed here: Hampshire SENDIASS Young Person's Survey
Special Educational Needs (SEN) banding framework - Consultation Now Open
A consultation is open regarding proposals to change the way that top-up funding is paid to state-funded mainstream schools to make provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) who are subject to an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan. The purpose of the proposed change is to improve how the budget is allocated to mainstream schools to support children with an EHC plan in the most effective way possible.
The consultation is open until 6 December 2020. Further details can be found on the consultation page.
Open Letter to Parents regarding EHC Assessments
Coronavirus (Covid-19): Information and advice
An FAQ guide has been produced for families, education providers and support services about children with special educational needs, education health and care assessments and education health and care plans. This can be accessed here.
We also now have a specific Coronavirus information and resource page to help you find the support you need at this difficult time.
For the latest information and advice about Coronavirus in Hampshire, follow this link to our main information page.
Feedback - Your feedback is very important!
It will help us to improve the Local Offer and the services we offer. If you notice any gaps in services or information not currently included, please tell us. Please complete our feedback form to let us know what you think.
To see details of feedback received and the latest Local Offer Annual Report please click here.
To see leisure and play activities for children and young people with SEND you can view the Hampshire Gateway records here.
If you live on the border of Hampshire, you may wish to see the neighbouring authority's Local Offer. Click here to view Hampshire's neighbouring local authorities and their Local Offers.