Where to find your Local Offer and what will be in it.
What's the Local Offer?
The Local Offer is an online resource containing information and advice about help available for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND), their families and carers.
The Council for Disabled Children (CDC) has 2 fact sheets that explain more about what the Local Offer is:
Where do I find my Local Offer?
Find your Local Offer on the Our Rochdale directory:
What information and advice will be in my Local Offer?
Your Local Offer will include:
- What services are available, such as:
- Suitable childcare.
- Leisure activities.
- Short breaks.
Schools – mainstream and special.
The local authority's role and responsibility.
Health – universal and specialist services.
- How to access services.
- How services work together.
- How we make sure that parents and carers have choice and control over what services they receive.
- How training works. Professionals and parents are trained together when the training is useful for everyone.