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Last chance to get involved in York’s Inclusion Review

Help shape provision and support for children and young people with SEND

Published Friday, 25 June 2021

Young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in York, and their families, are being reminded there are only a few more days to get involved in the Inclusion Review consultation.

Young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in York, and their families, are being reminded that there are only a few more days to get involved in the citywide SEND Inclusion Review consultation.

City of York Council wants to hear residents’ views on a series of broad proposals to ensure that the right provision is available to help all children and young people with SEND fulfil their individual potential.

The review follows a sustained increase in the number of children and young people with SEND, particularly those with Speech Language and Communication Needs associated with Autism.

Families are being asked for their views on proposed changes to five key areas of provision:

  • early years provision;
  • provision for children and young people with SEND in mainstream schools;
  • support for children and young people with Communication and Interaction Difficulties, including Autism;
  • support for children and young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs;
  • provision at Applefields School (a Secondary Special School for young people aged 11-19 with a wide range of special educational needs and/or disabilities.)

Paper copies of the consultation are also available at Explore Library and Gateway Centres. The closing date is Wednesday 30 June.