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Discretionary Housing Payments

Marrianne Sherlock has supplied the following information on Discretionary Housing Payments. Read More »

Ealing Strategy for Children and Young People

The final version of the Ealing Strategy for Children and Young People with Disabilities and their Families (including those with complex care needs). 2011 - 2014. Read More »

Ealing’s Home to Place of Learning Travel Policy

This document sets out Ealing’s revised policy and describes some of the options available so that where children and young people can travel independently they are enabled to do s... Read More »

Easy Read Short Breaks Statement 2017

This short breaks information is for children and young people 0-18 years old with a disability or complex needs and their families living in the London Borough of Ealing.  Read More »

Short Breaks Service in Ealing - Latest Review

This latest review of Ealing Council's Short Breaks Statement provides the current arrangements for short breaks in Ealing.  Read More »

Short Breaks Services in Ealing

This booklet provides information on short breaks available in Ealing for children and young people under 25 with disabilities and / or complex medical needs.  Read More »

Short Breaks Services Statement 2012

This Short Breaks Services statement has been drafted using information from parents and carers, children, young people and professionals from social care, health, education and th... Read More »

SLT Information pack

The Speech, Language Therapy team have assembled the following information and resources which they hope will be of use to parents and carers in the borough. Read More »

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Inclusion of disabled children in primary school playgrounds
In recent years the trend has been to educate disabled children in mainstream schools, partly as a response to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (2001). One of the themes of Every Child Matters (2004) is that children should enjoy and achieve, and this applies to the educational conte... Read More
Early Years Keyworkers Leaflet
Leaflet detailing all aspects of this important service in Ealing for children with disabilities up to 5 years. Read More
Glenn plays the Magic Flute
Although you might not understand much of what is being said, I think you will certainly understand what is happening! A beautiful video about a young boy discovering an amazing instrument for the first time. Read More
Video Guides to Personal Independance Payments Video Guides to Personal Independance Payments
Series of videos about Personal Independence Payments from the Family Support Service. Read More
Response to 'Support and Aspiration"
A thorough response to the Green Paper from the Council for Disabled Children. Read More
Short Breaks Service in Ealing - Latest Review Short Breaks Service in Ealing - Latest Review
This latest review of Ealing Council's Short Breaks Statement provides the current arrangements for short breaks in Ealing. Read More
Guide from working families - Make it Work for you
A guide for parents trying to combine paid work and caring for disabled children. You can order a copy by going to the website, emailing publications@workingfamilies.org.uk or by calling 020 7253 7243 Read More
Cool Simon
Simon is ignored by the other children in his class because of his hearing problems. However, after he saves the school rabbit from kidnappers he becomes a hero. Read More
Blabbermouth, Sticky Beak & Gift of the Gab
Hilarious stories about Rowena Batts - an extraordinary articulate girl who doesn't let a fact like not being able to speak stand in her way. Read More
Introduction to EHC Plans Introduction to EHC Plans
A comprehensive introduction to EHC PLans writtten by Sean Kennedy, a barrister with DH Law.    Read More