Each week we will look at an element of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) reforms and consider how it interacts with the reforms as a whole to create positive outcomes for young people with SEN and disabled young people.
The Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) team believes that it is vital to consider the SEND reforms as a whole when developing processes and plans in local areas however, we also appreciate that there are specific challenges related to each element. This forum gives you an opportunity to pose questions and raise challenges that you are experiencing in local areas as a result of getting ready to implement the reforms and to receive responses from regional champions, experts from the sector and the PfA team.
This week's theme
This week we have three themes open:
1. Supported Employment and Supported Internships
2. Joint Commissioning and Multi-Agency Working
3. Implementing the Care Bill
Please post any questions and challenges which are causing barriers to you implementing this element of the reforms.
You can read the responses to the questions we have received each week in the documents below. So far we have produced FAQs on the Local Offer, Engagement of young people and families, EHC plans and personal budgets, and Personalisation and Person Centred Practice.
Week 1 - Local offer (updated)
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|Education, Health and Care plans and Personal Budgets Started by: PfA_Team - 153 weeks ago||19||18 weeks ago by advocating mum|
|Supported Employment and Supported Internships Started by: PfA_Team - 142 weeks ago||3||123 weeks ago by firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Joint Commissioning and Multi-Agency Working Started by: PfA_Team - 150 weeks ago||3||145 weeks ago by PfA_Team|
|Implementing the Care Bill (links to the SEND reforms) Started by: PfA_Team - 148 weeks ago||4||145 weeks ago by PfA_Team|
|Personalisation and Person Centred Practice Started by: PfA_Team - 151 weeks ago||6||148 weeks ago by PfA_Team|
|Engagement of young people and families Started by: PfA_Team - 154 weeks ago||8||152 weeks ago by PfA_Team|
|Local Offer Started by: PfA_Team - 155 weeks ago||22||153 weeks ago by PfA_Team|