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Lincolnshire's Local Offer

Announcement 24th September 2018 – SEND Inspection -Lincolnshire is being inspected by Ofsted and CQC.

Your views are important to Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission.

Monday 01 October 2018 to Friday 05 October 2018 – there will be an inspection of Lincolnshire local area’s effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of, and improving outcomes for, children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities.

For further information please see our full SEND Inspection 2018 page. 

What is the Local Offer?

The Local Offer is part of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) reforms from the Children and Families Act 2014.

 There are two main purposes for the Local Offer:

  • to improve information about services and provision available for families, children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, and to make it easier for all families to find this information by making it available in one place.
  • that by working directly with families, children and young people on developing the Local Offer, Local Authorities and Health partners can improve provision.

Lincolnshire’s Local Offer includes leisure and activity providers, health and care services, education providers and support groups.

The Local Offer, as with the rest of the Family Services Directory, is provided to help you find services more easily.  You should always check services and activities are suitable for your needs and those of your family.


Who is it for?

The Local Offer is for children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and/or disabilities, and their families.

It will also help professionals working with families to find the right information.

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