Peterborough's Local Offer is aimed at providing better support and services for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities and their families.
In this one place, you can find information about providers of the following services:
Special educational provision; Health services; Social care services; Other education provision; Training arrangements for children and young people to schools, colleges and early years education settings; Preparing for adult hood, including housing and employment; Leisure and social opportunities.
Fledglings is a national charity that finds and sells products that improve the lives of disabled children and their families.
Supporting people with Downs Syndrome throughout their lives.
Scope is a charity that exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.
For more information Contact: Brian Roberts
Telephone: 01354 669086 / 07906 988992
Facebook; Field of Enterprise Training and Consultancy
Deafblind UK’s vision is that people who have a combined sight and hearing loss should have the same rights, access and opportunities as others.
PDDCS is the Peterborough and District Deaf Children's Society they do what they can to provide lots of activities for children who are deaf or have hearing loss in our area (which is anywhere near Peterborough). They do lots of cool stuff for kids from babies and toddlers all the way to young adults.
The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
At the Gina Davies Autism Centre, their role is to provide services to families, carers and professionals who are dealing with the challenges of autism among children.
St George's is a fully accessible community hydrotherapy pool with a spa facility. It is located in Dogsthorpe, Peterborough and open to the whole community of Peterborough and surrounding areas. You are welcome to book to use the pool along with your family members and carers, the pool benefits children, adults, and those rehabilitating from a stroke, long-term condition or from an injury.
Disability Peterborough – Formerly DIAL Peterborough
Disability Peterborough is your local centre for free confidential and impartial information and advice, for physically disabled people, their carers and families. The purpose of Disability Peterborough is to provide a range of services that assist people with physical disabilities to achieve their potential and have maximum choice and control over their lives. The information and help we provide can enable anyone, living in Peterborough, with a physical disability to have choice and influence in their lives.
Little Miracles is a parent led support group for families with children that have additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions.
The UK's leading charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. Since 1962, they have been providing support, guidance and advice, as well as campaigning for improved rights, services and opportunities to help create a society that works for autistic people.
A free app, designed for children experiencing hearing loss due to glue ear.
Further resources and research can be found on the following website;
Spectrum is a parent-led children’s charity providing events, sessions and support for families of children with Autism, additional needs, learning difficulties, and disabilities.
Barnardo's SEN Support Groups are designed to work with families who may have a different life journey to the one expected with their child's development and needs.
Please see the information below of where the groups are held or who to contact for more information about these.
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice, Support Service
Peterborough & Cambridge SENDIASS provides information, advice and support to parents, children and young people regarding Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
SENDIASS can offer:
- Impartial advice and information about Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
- Advice and support for parents, children and young people navigating the Special Educational Needs processes.
- Advice and support for parents and young people to work collaboratively with schools, education, health and children’s services, and other professionals.
- Inform and signpost parents and young people to other available support services and organisations.
- Advice and support for parents and young people in resolving disagreements – support through mediations and tribunals.
Contact: 01733 863979
Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable people to communicate.
Please click the following link for more information. Makaton