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SEND Document Hub

The SEND Document Hub is a NEW central area on the SEND Local Offer website where you can find the forms you need without having to search the website.  The information you will find in the Document Hub includes key guidance and forms in respect of Short Breaks, Education, Health and Social Care.  

* We are in the process of building this area with all the relevant forms and information *

Short Breaks/The Buzz Network

Short Breaks Statement - Click Here 

Buzz Network Registration Form - Click Here

Click here for the Short Breaks Information page on this website.

SEND Code of Practice (2014)

Guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25, from 1 September 2014.

Click here to view 

Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

Self referral EHCP Application request form - parents and carers - click here

Guidance for completion of EHCP Application request - parents and carers - click here 

Click here to go to the Education, Health and Care Plan section of the website.  You can download all the relevant forms/guidance via this page, the forms/guidance are located on the left hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

The Southampton SENDIASS website also has a really useful library of resources and in respect of Education, Health and Care Plans, click here to view their page 

Home to School Transport and Post-16 Travel Arrangements

Click here for the Home to School Transport and Post-16 Travel Arrangements Policy.

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)

CAMHS West self-referral form - click here

Criteria/Guidance document to assist with completing the self-referral form - click here  

All the forms/information/guidance can be downloaded via the CAMHS information page.  The forms are located on the left hand side of the page in the downloads section.

To go to the CAMHS page - Click here


SEN Support - easy read guide for children and young people

SEN Support - easy read guide for children and young people

Click here to view

Portage Service

Self-referral form for the Portage Service - click here

Click here to go to the Portage Service Information page  

Wheelchair Services - Millbrook Healthcare

Click here for the latest Wheelchair Services information sheet

Click here to go to the Wheelchair Services Information page 

Disability Living Allowance (information provided by Contact - for families with disabled children)

Click here to view the Disability Living Allowance information page and links to the forms/guidance you need via Contact - for families with disabled children's website.

Click here to go straight to the DLA claim for children.

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit to help with the extra costs of disability for adults aged 16 to pension age. It replaces Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children when they turn 16.

Click here for information about the Personal Independence Payment.

The Children and Families Act (2014)

The Children and Families Act 2014 is an Act of the Parliament of the UK. This is a landmark and wide-ranging Act designed to fully reform services for vulnerable children by giving them greater protection (paying special attention to those with additional needs), and also by helping parents and the family as a whole.

Click here to view the Children and Families Act 2014

Click here to view the Young persons guide to The Children and Families Act 2014

Specialist Teaching Advisory Service - Visual Impairment (VI) and Hearing Impairment (HI)

As a parent/carer, you can self-refer to this service (providing full evidence).

Click here to view and download the referral form for this service.

To visit the Specialist Teaching Advisory Service - (Visual Impairment (VI) and Hearing Impairment (HI) Information page, click here.

Jigsaw Service

JIGSAW (Children with Disabilities Team) is a specialist and statutory multi-agency health and social care service that undertakes assessments and provides services at the complex level of needs.

The Team supports disabled children, young people and their families whose main need for service arises from their disability or their intrinsic condition, and where these conditions have a complex impact on the quality of the child’s life or/and the lives of their families.

The Service intervenes where their needs cannot be fully met by universal and targeted services alone.

Click here to view the Jigsaw Service Information page on this website for full information about this service.

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