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About the Local Offer

What is the Local Offer?

All local authorities are required by the Government to set out and publish a local offer by September 2014.

The purpose of the local offer is to provide clear accessible information about what services are available in the area for parents, children and young people aged 0 – 25 years with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND).

This is a major part of the SEND reforms which aims to transform the way children, young people and their families can access services and achieve their aspirations.

The local offer is available to those who do not have access to the internet by calling the FISH SEND Information, Advice and Support Service on (01482) 396469.

Local Offer Review report, October 2017 (word 13.8kb, opens in new window)

View more information on the FISH SEND Information, Advice and Support Service in the Local Offer Directory

What will the Local Offer do?

The local offer will provide information on support and provision available for children and young people with SEND from 0 - 25 years.

It aims to make clear the options that are available at a community level right through to specialist and targeted services for children and young people with more complex needs.

How have parent carers and young people been involved?

The local offer was and will continue to be developed with parent carers and young people. Parent carers were involved in the design and layout of the website through focus group meetings, an online survey, user testing, discussions at coffee mornings and parent carer events. East Riding's Parent Carer forum (East Riding Voices in Partnership, ERVIP) also gathered parent carer views. Young people in mainstream and special schools helped with the layout and accessibility of the website. Working with parent carers and young people is at the heart of the local offer. 

What other ways can I access Local Offer information?

By telephone: Call SENDIASS viathe FISH team on (01482) 396469 

For those who do not have access to the internet the FISH team can print out pages from the 'local offer', talk through the information via the telephone and at face-to-face meetings.

By email: sendiass@eastriding.gov.uk


SEND Self Evaluation Framework (SEF)

Please see below the draft SEF document recently updated and reviewed to reflect how the East Riding Local Area is embedding the SEND reforms.

East Riding of Yorkshire Local Area SEND Self-evaluations ( SEF) - draft November 2017 (pdf 789kb, opens in new window)

East Riding of Yorkshire Local Area SEND Self-evaluations (SEF) summary - draft November 2017 (pdf 477kb, opens in new window)


Currently under review - The East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Accessibility Strategy 2017

Please click on the link below to view East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Accessibility Strategy 2017. 

East Riding of Yorkshire Council Accessibility Strategy 2017 ( PDF 48kb, opens in new window)

Please note the current strategy is under review. 


The East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Accessibility Strategy

Please click on the link below to view East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Equality Strategy which includes the accessibility information

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Equality Strategy 2012-2016  (word 561kb, opens in new window) 


The East Riding of Yorkshire Council's SEND strategy 2014-17

Please click on the link below to view East Riding of Yorkshire Council's SEND Strategy

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council's SEND Strategy (pdf 192kb, opens in new window)


DRAFT - Strategy for Children and Young People with Autism 2017 - 2020

Please view the draft  East Riding of Yorkshire Council's strategy for Children and Young People with Autism 2017 - 2020. Please note: this is currently in draft and is subject to change based on engagement and governance approval.

DRAFT Strategy for Children and Young People with Autism ( pdf 636kb, opens in new window)  


Supporting Children and Young People with Long Term Health Conditions or Learning Disabilities - Review Panel Report

Please click on the link below to view the Supporting Children's and Young People with long term health conditions or learning disabilities - Review Panel:

Supporting Children and Young People with Long Term Health Conditions or Learning Disabilities - Review Panel Report ( pdf 1,456kb, opens in new window)


Children's and Young Peoples Joint Commissioning Stratagy

Please click on the link below to view the Children's and Young Peoples Joint Commissioning Strategy:

Children's and Young Peoples Joint Commissioning Strategy ( pdf, 735kb opens in new window)

Page last updated: Wednesday, 06 December 2017