Sandwell Local Offer
Our vision for children and young people in Sandwell with special educational needs and disabilities is that they will be able to achieve their aspiration for a healthy ordinary life through meaningful employment and fulfilling relationships within the community of their choosing.
To help with achieving this vision the Local Authority has produced, as required by law, a 'Local Offer' which sets out the support they expect to be available for children and young people in Sandwell with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Please find Sandwell’s local offer here:
Below are you useful sites shared by the DFE to help support SEN pupils and parents at home:
Description: a visual instruction app, including flash cards and picture-choosing games, for children with autism and special needs.
Description: a collection of games and resources designed for a range of educational needs and stages. It includes provision for school closure.
Sensory App House Ltd
Description: a range of apps are available for pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) or Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). All are interactive and many do not require significant coordination abilities.
Description: an all-in-one app created to support people with communication and learning difficulties. For verbal and non-verbal learners.
Speech and Language Kids
Description: a range of education and therapy resources for speech and language problems. A podcast is also available on iTunes for verbal and non-verbal children.
Registration: not required
Please see links below collated by Council for Disabled Children to support families and children with regards to COVID-19:
We have been asked if it would be possible to coordinate a helpline for parents and are looking at feasibility of extending current provision to support. But in the meantime have pulled together a list of helpful resources to share: