Easter Egg Hunt in York for young people with a Visual Impairment

The Wilberforce Trust are holding an Easter Egg Hunt for young people and their siblings up to aged 25 at Wilberforce House in York on Saturday 30th March. The Easter Egg Hunt will take place between 11:30am and 1:30pm. The café will be open and activities will be available from 10:30 am to 3pm. To […]

Consultation on Autism Pre-Diagnosis Support

The Rotherham Parent Carer Forum are currently seeking families experience around pre-diagnosis support for autism. They are keen to hear from all families and young people aged 5 – 18 across South Yorkshire who are currently awaiting diagnosis or who have been diagnosed within the last 12 months to find out what has been beneficial […]

Rotherham Charter Gold Award Ceremony

On 23rd November 2023 Genuine Partnerships hosted the borough’s annual Gold Celebration event. They invited those schools and settings accredited or reaccredited with Charter Gold for their inclusive practice and co-production through the Four Cornerstones to be formally recognised and celebrated. This event took place at Gulliver’s Valley Resort. The Mayor of Rotherham presented certificates […]

National shortage of ADHD medication

The below message has been sent to Rotherham Head Teachers and SENCO’s on behalf of Rotherham ICB. Dear Head teacher and SENDCO Re. NATIONAL SHORTAGE OF ADHD MEDICATION As you may have heard in the press, there is currently a supply problem with a range of widely prescribed ADHD medication. This is a national issue […]

Rotherham Safe Space

Rotherham Safe Space will be open on Mondays from 23rd October 2023. The space is open from 6pm-midnight, Friday-Monday, offering hope and support for adults in crisis. To refer yourself, please call freephone 0808 175 3991 between 6-7pm on the night you want to visit. Do you want to refer someone you work with to […]

Inclusive Spaces in libraries

The following Rotherham libraries are now offering dedicated SEND friendly quiet spaces. See the flyer below for more details.

Join the children’s disability register

The Children’s Disability Register helps to improve sharing of information between families of children with SEND and the service those families use. In exchange for the completion of the register, we will send you a newsletter three times a year containing up-to-date news articles on support, services and events. You can download the newsletter by […]

Our new look

We started work in late 2022 to create a new website for the Rotherham SEND Local Offer. As part of this work, we have developed a new look to provide consistency and support navigation of information. Key to this was to ensure that the new look was an evolution of the logo created by Ella from […]