Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.
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Mencap - Easy Read Guide to the SEND Reforms for Parents (PDF 5.4MB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Mencap Easy read SEND reforms parents.pdfMencap - Easy Read Guide to the SEND Reforms for Parents (PDF 5.4MB)Produced by Mencap, this is an easy read guide to the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities reforms for parents.
Northamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to the Local Offer (PDF 1.39MB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Template_Easy Read Guide to Local Offer.pdfNorthamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to the Local Offer (PDF 1.39MB)This easy read guide explains what the Local Offer is and how to use it.
United Response - Easy Read guide to Choosing and Opening A Bank Account (PDF format 357 KB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/United Response - Easy Read guide Choosing and Opening A Bank Account (PDF format).pdfUnited Response - Easy Read guide to Choosing and Opening A Bank Account (PDF format 357 KB)This is an easy read guide to choosing and opening a bank account.
Northamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to Getting Around in Northamptonshire (PDF 484KB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Northamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide To Getting Around.pdfNorthamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to Getting Around in Northamptonshire (PDF 484KB)This easy read guide explains how to get around on private and public transport in Northamptonshire.
Northamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to ADHDhttp://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Northamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to ADHD.pdfNorthamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to ADHDThis is an easy read guide to ADHD produced by the Local OFfer team explains what ADHD is and what might happen if you are diagnosed with it.
Social Care - Easy Read Short Breaks Statement 2016 (PDF 1.43 MB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Social Care - Easy Read Short Breaks Statement2.pdfSocial Care - Easy Read Short Breaks Statement 2016 (PDF 1.43 MB)This is an easy read Short Breaks Statement by Northamptonshire County Council, which describes the types of short breaks available in the county and how to access them. It also describes some of the experiences of families and young people who have used some of the services. This document is being updated, please see the Local Offer for up-to-date information about providers
Transition Service - Easy Read Guide to the Transitions Servicehttp://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Transition Service - Easy Read Guide to the Transition Service.pdfTransition Service - Easy Read Guide to the Transitions ServiceThis is an easy read guide to the Local Authority's Transition Team.
Equalities and Human Rights Commission - Ours to Own: Your Human Rights (PDF 620KB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Equalities and Human Rights Commission - Ours to Own, Your Human Rights (PDF 620KB).pdfEqualities and Human Rights Commission - Ours to Own: Your Human Rights (PDF 620KB)Produced by the Equalities and Human Rights Commission, this 11-page Easy-Read PDF explains what Human Rights are (and why they're important), and also has examples of how they can be used.
NHS England - Easy Read When to Call For an Ambulance (PDF 507KB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/NHS - Easy Read Information About When to Call for an Ambulance.pdfNHS England - Easy Read When to Call For an Ambulance (PDF 507KB)Produced by East Midlands Ambulance Service, this easy read document tells you when to call for an ambulance.
Northamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to Epilepsy (PDF 1.28MB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Northamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to Epilepsy.pdfNorthamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to Epilepsy (PDF 1.28MB)This is an easy read guide that explains what epilepsy is, some of the symptoms and some things that might help.
Northamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to Using The Local Offer (PDF 1.99MB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Northamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide To Using The Local Offer Search.pdfNorthamptonshire Local Offer - Easy Read Guide to Using The Local Offer (PDF 1.99MB)This guide explains how to use the Northamptonshire Local Offer website.
Royal College of General Practitioners - Easy Read Guide to Going to the Doctorhttp://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Royal College of General Practitioners - Easy Read Guide to Going to the Doctor.pdfRoyal College of General Practitioners - Easy Read Guide to Going to the DoctorAn easy read guide about going to the doctor by RCGP.
United Response - Easy Read Explanation of Banking Terms and Words (PDF Format 952 KB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/United Response - Explaining Some Of The Words Used In Banking PDF format 952KB).pdfUnited Response - Easy Read Explanation of Banking Terms and Words (PDF Format 952 KB)This is an easy read guide to some of the words used in banking.
United Response - Easy Read Guide to Using A Bank Account (PDF Format 316 KB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/United Response - Easy Read - Using A Bank Account (PDF Format).pdfUnited Response - Easy Read Guide to Using A Bank Account (PDF Format 316 KB)This is an easy read guide to using a bank account.
United Response - Easy Read Guide to Insurance (PDF Format 226KB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/United Response - Your insurance (Easy Read).pdfUnited Response - Easy Read Guide to Insurance (PDF Format 226KB)This easy read guide explains what insurance is and why you may need to have it.
Northamptonshire Local Offer - User Guide to Browsealoud (PDF 964KB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Northamptonshire Local Offer - User Guide to Browsealoud.pdfNorthamptonshire Local Offer - User Guide to Browsealoud (PDF 964KB)This is a user guide to the accessibility widget, Browsealoud. It identifies how to use the features available from the widget to enable you gain necessary support.
Easy Read Guide to the Short Breaks consultationhttp://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Short Breaks Easy Read 5.pdfEasy Read Guide to the Short Breaks consultationEasy Read guide to short breaks consultation held in 2017
Northamptonshire Sport - Easy Read Special Olympics Northamptonshire Poster (PDF 366 KB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/Special olympics poster.pdfNorthamptonshire Sport - Easy Read Special Olympics Northamptonshire Poster (PDF 366 KB)An Easy Read style poster about the Special Olympics in Northamptonshire. It tells you what it is and how to get involved.
NHS Fife - Easy Read Cookbook (PDF 5.8MB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/cookbook.pdfNHS Fife - Easy Read Cookbook (PDF 5.8MB)Produced by NHS Fife, this is an easy read cookbook for people with learning disabilities.
Transforming Care - CTR consent - Easy Read (PDF 219KB)http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/SEND/local-offer/Documents/G part 2 new ctr consent 2017.pdfTransforming Care - CTR consent - Easy Read (PDF 219KB)This Easy Read style document is a consent form to be placed on the Care and Treament Review (CTR)register. CTRs are part of NHS England’s commitment to transforming services for people with learning disabilities, autism or both. CTRs are for people whose behaviour is seen as challenging and/or for people with a mental health condition. They are used by commissioners for people living in the community and in learning disability and mental health hospitals.