Inclusion Support for Parents
For resources to support with Mental Health Concerns/Wellbeing, please visit:
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities support for Parents:
Speech and Language:
Early Advice Session with Speech and Language Therapists from Central Bedfordshire Children's Centres (pre-school age children ONLY):
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The Children’s Speech and Language Therapy team in Luton and Bedfordshire are on Facebook! The page contains ideas and advice for supporting Speech, Language, and Communication development:
The service also has a website with lots of useful information about supporting children and young people’s communication development. Please view the site by visiting:
The National Autistic Society have a comprehensive guide for parents to support their children through transitions into and between schools and they also put together a range of resources and information to support parents of children with autistic children navigate the education system:
Central Bedfordshire: Local Offer:
Are you a parent or carer of a child or young person identified with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) in Central Bedfordshire, or do you know someone who is?
If the answer is yes, then did you know that the Council’s Children’s Services team has a suite of resources to support people in Central Bedfordshire, called the Local Offer?
A Local Offer gives children and young people with SEND and their families a wide range of information about the support services that are available in their local area. The information covers education, health and social care support and services for people aged between 0 and 25 years.
The Central Bedfordshire Local Offer describes the provision offered in the area but also includes services outside of Central Bedfordshire which are provided jointly by neighbouring local authorities. It also contains information and resources for families - including support for young people, leisure and recreation groups, clubs and activities, money and benefits advice and information on educaton, health and wellbeing and care.
We would like to hear your feedback on the content to help us make it clearer, more comprehensive, more accessible and up to date. If you have any feedback, then please email local.offer@
For more information about the Local Offer, please see this video:
Please find below, resources to help you to explain LGBT+ aspects to children and, in particular, explain LGBT+ History Month (February):
For more information abotu LGBT+ History Month, you can also visit the following website: