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.
Local Area SEND Ofsted Inspection
Please click here to read the outcome letter from the recent Local Area SEND Inspection in Hampshire.
*** Have your say *** Short Break Activities Programme Consultation
Hampshire County Council is seeking views on proposals for changes to the Short Break Activities Programme which, if agreed, would take effect from April 2021.
The consultation started on 9 March 2020 and will be extended to 12th July 2020.
Mental Health Awareness Week - 18th-24th May
The theme for this year's Mental Health Awareness Week is Kindness. For further details about this, including how to get involved, have a look at the Mental Health Foundation's website.
Hampshire CAMHS has produced some resources to help you consider this year's theme. These can be opened from the right hand side of this page.
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.