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Calderdale has a number of services that support children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities.
On the Calderdale Local Offer website you will find all of the information you need on the services and support available to children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities from birth to 25.
Unique Ways is a parent-carer led organisation offering support, guidance and a range of services to families with disabled children aged 0-25. Unique Ways offer training courses for parent carers to help them build their skills and resilience, learn tools and tactics for dealing with schools, health services and Local Authorities, and develop a person-centred method of dealing with their child’s additional needs. For information on the current courses available please click here.
This resource contains a range of information which covers some local resources that are available and which may be able to help whilst your child is waiting for an assessment.
CNAS supports individuals who are on the autistic spectrum, individuals who are on the waiting list to receive a diagnosis and families and carers who support a person on the autistic spectrum.
SENDIASS provides legally based, impartial, confidential and accessible information, advice and support for parents of children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs or disabilities about education, health and social care. SENDIASS only accepts referrals direct from parents, carers and young people.
If you are an autistic person, or know an autistic person who wants to help people around them understand what their normal is, this tool can help.
The National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for autistic people and their families. They provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for autistic people.
Research has found that 40 to 80 percent of people on the autism spectrum struggle to sleep. This guide includes more than 90 tips to help your family get more restful sleep.
Sensory integration is about how our brain receives and processes sensory information so that we can do the things we need to do in out everyday life.