published on: 17 October 2017 The SEND Threshold Guidance will be reviewed in November. To support this review AfC are seeking opinions on how well it is working.
published on: 09 October 2017 True Access, a non-profit organisation which provides safe, thrilling and exciting activities for young people and adults aged 18 to 38 with mild to moderate disabilities, has launched a major fund...
published on: 29 September 2017 Private Fostering is when a child under the age of 16 years (under 18 if they are disabled) is cared for by someone who is not their parent or a close relative, for 28 days or more.
published on: 27 September 2017 October is Europe-wide ADHD Awareness Month. Find out more about this condition and events happening during October.
published on: 21 September 2017 Kingston is reviewing its transition protocol.
published on: 19 September 2017 Express have launched a low-cost counselling service to parents and carers of children with autism and additional needs.
published on: 12 September 2017 The Secret Life of Us campaign brings to life the realities of the challenges disabled children, young people and their families face in living a life many of us take for granted.
published on: 11 September 2017 Achieving for Children communication regarding the transfer of Statements of Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) to Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)
published on: 31 August 2017 Ignite Me Workshop Theatre are facilitating a series of 12 workshops for adults with experience of mental health conditions, long term health conditions and disabilities.
published on: 25 August 2017 The Department for Transport is seeking feedback on a draft accessibility action plan which sets out their proposals to improve the travel experience for people with disabilities.
published on: 24 August 2017 Hello! My name is Joe Fautley. I’m a young person on the Autism Spectrum and I am currently taking part in some work experience for Achieving for Children (AfC).
published on: 09 August 2017 AfC’s community health services delivered at Moor Lane, Dysart School and Bedelsford School were recently inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
published on: 09 August 2017 This exciting programme offers hands-on filmmaking courses, aimed at developing your knowledge and skills and encouraging your special interests.
published on: 06 July 2017 From Monday 17th July 2017, all referrals for the Social Care Occupational Therapist for Richmond and Kingston children of all ages will come through the same referral process.
published on: 04 July 2017 TAG Youth Club have released a great new video about their weekly youth clubs.
published on: 28 June 2017 Achieving for Children has a statutory requirement to transfer all existing Statements of SEN to Education, Health and Care Plans by the end of March 2018.
published on: 15 June 2017 Over the recent months we have undertaken a review of education provision for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in RBK and LBR.
published on: 28 April 2017 NHS England provided a grant of £99,000 to the South West London collaborative commissioning in March 2016, to run a programme of engagement, extending reach into seldom heard communities.
published on: 24 April 2017 The SEND Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) for the Royal Borough of Kingston is now uploaded onto the JSNA website. View the Kingston SEND JSNA
published on: 21 April 2017 Receiving a diagnosis of ADHD for your child or teenager can be a confusing time. What does it mean? Is it my fault? Am I the only person dealing with this? What do I do next and where do I start?
published on: 14 April 2017 The Golden Booklet is the shorter, easy read version of the Golden Binder. (OK – it’s not gold - more a kind of mustard colour. But the contents are GOLD!)
published on: 13 April 2017 A new special needs school is set to open in Twickenham.
published on: 05 April 2017 Following discussions between Richmond Council, Achieving for Children and EnhanceAble, we are pleased to announce that EnhanceAble will continue to provide overnight short breaks from Croft Cotta...
published on: 05 April 2017 This is a pilot scheme being offered to 20 families in Richmond in the first instance.
published on: 04 April 2017 Employment news from the BBC BBC: Extend Hub We are committed to increasing the number of people with disabilities working at the BBC.
published on: 31 March 2017 Me too & Co provides a supportive and active community for children with disabilities and additional needs.
published on: 20 March 2017 SEND Family Voices have published their response to the Lenehan Review's call for evidence (regarding residential placements).
published on: 17 March 2017 We all have mental health. It’s about how we feel and think about life; about our relationships; about how we learn and develop as we grow up. Just like our physical health, it can be good and bad.
published on: 09 March 2017 For more information please contact True Access
published on: 09 March 2017