Local Offer

mr Robins made this Freedom of Information request to Shropshire Council

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Dear Shropshire Council,

As part of the Government Green paper (Support and Aspiration) The government has outlined a new approach to special educational needs and disability. As part of this initiative the government requires all local authorities in England to set out a Local Offer.

The purpose of the Local Offer is to enable parents and young people to see more clearly what services are available to them in their area and how to access them.

Please provide answers to the following questions

1. What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and guidance for Local Offer?

2. What is the name of the person who is leading on the Local Offer within your Local Authority?

Yours faithfully,

mr Robins

Information.Request, Shropshire Council

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Information.Request, Shropshire Council

Dear Mr Robins

Thank you for your email. We are responding to your enquiry routinely as the information is readily available. Please find out response below.

1. What is your local authority currently offering for online advice and guidance for Local Offer?

Currently families are able to access information and advice through the Council website this includes Family Information Service Directory, which also includes the Rainbow Pack an online resource for families with Children with a Disability. Other online information includes the Community Directory. Schools will also use their websites to publish information and guidance in relation to pupils with SEN.

2. What is the name of the person who is leading on the Local Offer within your Local Authority?

Local Offer officer lead - Sarah Wilkins; Service Manager Safeguarding Support Services and Commissioning Development

Yours sincerely

Heather Jones
Assistant Information Governance Officer
Information Governance Team
Shropshire Council
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
SHREWSBURY
SY2 6ND
 
Telephone: 01743 252179
Email: [Shropshire Council request email]

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