Provider Articles & Case-Studies 

Art, Creativity & Cultural Engagement

The significance of art, creativity & cultural engagement for children with SEND  The significance of art, creativity and cultural engagement for children with SEND.  My...

Re-engaging the hard to engage student

Reaching out to disengaged students, those at risk of exclusion, or excluded  Fresh Start in Education joined The Local Offer in 2015.  Their work is focused on children and...

RDA Case Studies 2017

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) have been immensely supportive of the work of The Local Offer and are one of the largest, disability charities registered on the site.  Here is...

FAQs about Riding for the Disabled Association & RDA Outcomes Tracker

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) has been working with horses to provide people with disabilities opportunities for achievement and fun for over forty years....

Equine Assisted Therapy

Equine Facilitated Learning & Equine Therapy Debbie Woolf Founder & Director, Stable Relationships, June 2015.         Equine facilitated learning...

Whole school reviews of SEN & Disability

Whole School SEND Reviews – Provision, Policy & Practice “The Review is a comprehensive blueprint for change and evolution.” Review: a general survey or assessment of a...

Creating Vision Friendly Inclusive Environments for all Children

Tips and strategies for class teachers and tips on vision friendly teaching approaches...

Meeting the Needs of Service Children & Families

Meeting the Needs of Service Children & Families Summary: Understanding risk factors and vulnerable Service children Building resilience through matching needs and personality to...

Creating Destination Pathways for Young Adults with LDD

Creating Destination Pathways for Young Adults with LDD  We are all shaped and formed by our experiences, with a little genetic inheritance thrown in for good measure. For young adults...

What support do families of children and young people with special needs and/or disabilities need and how do I know?

Advocacy, Key working, Education, Health and Social Care co-ordinators, Independent supporters, Lead Professionals, Parent Partnership Services, there are a plethora of support services out there....

Mindful Nation Interim Report Jan 2015

The Mindfulness Initiative                Jan 2015 update: The interim report of the Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary group has...