Support for children and young people with SEND

 The Gateshead Local Offer brings together information for children and young people aged 0-25 years with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families.

 This includes information about services and support, and advice and guidance on education, health, social care and transport.

Contact us at senteam@gateshead.gov.uk 

You can also keep up to date by following the Gateshead Local Offer Facebook page

   In association with Healthy Growing GatesheadIn association with Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group

We Asked…

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We have redesigned The Local offer in consultation with young people and families.

What you need to know about the Local Offer

The Department for Education has created a Local Offer Guide and video which explains what is meant by “Local Offer” and what you can expect from your local authority.

Education

Education

This section contains information about the support available for children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs (SEN) or...

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Health

Health

This section provides information about the health professionals and services that support children and young people with special educational needs...

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Social Care

Social Care

Support and services are available for children and young people with disabilities who have been assessed as a Child in Need (CIN), and who may also...

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Early Support

Early Support

Early Support is a way of working which aims to improve the delivery of services for disabled children, young people and their families. It enables...

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Preparing for Adulthood

Preparing for Adulthood

All young people face changes as they move from being teenagers to becoming adults and need to make important decisions about their future....

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Autism

Autism

There are a variety of specialist services and teams who provide support, advice and guidance individuals who may have Autism Spectrum Conditions...

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Transport

Transport

This section outlines the transport support available for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities. Getting Out and...

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Leisure

Leisure

In Gateshead and across the North East there are a range of play and leisure activities you can take part in. To help make days out more financially...

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Concerns or Complaints

Concerns or Complaints

We hope that you find the services you or your child receives are of excellent quality and well suited to your needs. Occasionally, something may...

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Your Views

Your Views

We welcome your views about our Local Offer. If you think information is missing or needs to be added or updated you can tell us...

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Events

Events

This page is continually updated with events and activities for children, Young People, families and professionals.

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