Dear Slough Borough 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?
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Please find below the reply to your recent FOI request
1. What is your local authority currently offering for online
advice and guidance for Local Offer? The Local Offer does not have to be
in place until September 2014. Currently online advice and guidance is
available either on the Slough Borough Council website
(www.slough.gov.uk ) or the Slough Services Guide
(www.serviceguide.slough.gov.uk ). The current information will be
expanded to meet the requirements of the Local Offer and will be sited on
the Slough Services Guide.
2. What is the name of the person who is leading on the Local
Offer within your Local Authority?
Assessment & Information Team (incorporating theFamily Information &
Parent Partnership Services)
Early Help Service
Tel: 01753 476580
Regards, SBC FOI Officer