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16-25 SEND Commissioning Strategy | Last Updated: 20 August 2014
Published September 2013
The Children & Young People’s Trust has developed a 16-25 Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Support Commissioning Strategy which sets out how we intend to better plan for and prepare young people with SEND for positive outcomes in adulthood within Wiltshire. Nationally the future shape of provision and support for young people with SEND has been subject to a radical rethink. A key feature is to put more choice and control in the hands of parents/carers and young people themselves. This strategy explains Wiltshire’s vision; the national and local context; a comprehensive needs analysis; views of stakeholders; examples of best practice; a review of existing services and learning provision; financial expenditure; commissioning priorities; and how the strategy will be taken forward and implemented.
Multi-agency Transition Protocol | Last Updated: 20 August 2014
This is a newly agreed document produced by the Multi Agency Transition Board that outlines the roles and responsibilities of the key agencies involved in the transition to adulthood of young people with additional needs. Its central aim is that all the professionals involved in transition work together to support the young person at the centre of the process, and work in partnership with their parents or carers.
Our Wiltshire Short Breaks Statement | Last Updated: 21 November 2011
October 1 2011
Wiltshire Short Breaks Services Statement, published October 1 2011.
SEN Code of Practice - Summary Draft April 2014 | Last Updated: 19 May 2014
Summary of Draft code of practice produced by NASEN

SEND code of practice - Draft April 2014 | Last Updated: 22 May 2014
Published on 16 April 2014 by the Department for Education and the Department of Health, this is the full 253 page revised draft code of practice (consultation closes 6 May).
SEND Reforms - presentation May 2014 | Last Updated: 19 May 2014
A Powerpoint presentation by Susan Tanner explaining the SEND reforms - developed for school head teachers
Short Breaks for disabled children | Last Updated: 20 March 2011
Changes in provision
A guide to recent changes to the provision of short breaks for children and young people with disabilities. Written for parents the guide answers many questions and comments regarding short breaks and the ‘Local offer’. It explains how services are to be provided, who will be eligible, and how families will be able to access the new Local Offer for Targeted Short Breaks. For enquiries please see contact details provided on the last page of the guide. (For parents and carers in Wiltshire looking for information and advice visit the www.onestopwiltshire.co.uk website. The site contains lots of useful information as well as listing short breaks for disabled children available throughout Wiltshire.)
Supporting the inclusion of children and young people 0 – 19 with a specific healthcare need in Wiltshire | Last Updated: 20 March 2011
Practice Guidance - Joint Agency Document
A practice guidance for supporting the inclusion of children and young people with a specific healthcare need in Wiltshire. Following the development of Every Disabled Child Matters and Aiming High for Disabled Children this document aims to give guidance and structure to meeting the intervention needs of a child or young person in Wiltshire settings, including early years setting, schools, youth groups, playschemes, after school clubs, social care settings and council provided transport to these opportunities.
Threshold and eligibility criteria for children's disability teams | Last Updated: 9 June 2010
Amended April 2010.

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