Freedom Activity Support Payment (FASP) 2018-2019
Applications are now being accepted for FASP up until 30 June 2018. Any applications received after that date will not be considered.
For more information please follow the link to the FASP page
Single Route of Redress – National Trial - Extending Powers of the First-tier Tribunal ( SEND) - From 3 April 2018
The Government are extending the powers of the First-tier Tribunal (SEND), sometimes referred to as the ‘SEND Tribunal’, to make non-binding recommendations about the health and social care aspects of Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans as part of a two-year trial. The trial will apply to decisions made or EHC plans issued/amended from 3 April 2018. For more information visit the Education, Health and Care Plan page of the Local Offer under the question 'What can I do if I disagree with the decisions made about any aspect of the Education, Health and/or Social Care provision?'
EYPCF workshop information, please scroll further down the page.
Autism Awareness courses please scroll further down the page.
FISH and SENDIASS bulletin
You can view the latest bulletin below:
FISH and SENDIASS Bulletin 24 May 2018 (pdf 223kb opens in new window)
LOOK AHEAD Newsletter
You can view the latest newsletter below:
LOOK AHEAD newsletter March 2018 (pdf 1,762kb opens in new window)
For information about LOOK AHEAD and to register with the service, please visit the LOOK AHEAD page or contact the SENDIASS team via the FISH helpline:
Tel: (01482) 396469
View information about SENDIASS
Autism Awareness Courses
Seminars are open to all parents and professional/practitioners.
Courses are for those parents whose child has a diagnosis. Please note that it is expected that parents attend the first course - Exploring Autism Course.
For information on the Autism courses/seminars:
Contact Technical Support Officers Sally-Ann Pindar or Mike Peterson on:
Tel: (01482) 392254
Booking form for ASC seminars (word 75 kb, opens in new window)
Managing Anger Seminar
This course is open to families and practitioners who would like to know more about Autism Spectrum Conditions and Anger. The seminar will support understanding in the following ways:
• discuss why children with autism often have challenges with distressed behaviour and anger
• identify a low arousal approach for support through stressful situations
• explore the cycle of anger and possible support strategies
• examine strategies for managing feelings.
Date: Wednesday 6 June 2018
Time: 10am – 2.30pm
Tea and coffee will be available but please bring a packed lunch.
Venue: Marshlands Children’s Centre, Hall Road, Goole, DN14 5UE - This seminar is Full
East Yorkshire Parent Carer Forum (EYPCF)
Tel: (01262) 678283
View information about EYPCF
EYPCF Coffee Morning with Dr. Elizabeth Holmes, Educational Psychologist.
Dates: Friday 29 June 2018
Times: 10am to 12 noon
Venue: Venue to be confirmed
Contact: East Yorkshire Parent Carer Forum to book your place on the workshops
Development of Community Mental Health Schemes - Survey
A recent Government green paper consultation on Transforming Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Provision put forward the idea of community mental health support teams to be based in schools and to act as a link between CAMHS and the schools.
The East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to develop this service and would welcome your views and ideas on what the new service should look like and how it can best support children and young people with their mental health and emotional well being.
Please complete the survey below, the results will be completely anonymous and please answer as few or as many of the questions as you wish.
Short Breaks Consultation – have your say:
Would you like the opportunity to influence the design of future short break provision? if you would please click on the consultation below to have your say:
Many thanks from EYPCF