Have your say: your recent experiences of Surrey SEND services
November 7, 2017
Research shows significant impact on health and wellbeing of Surrey parent carers
August 1, 2017
Families' struggle to get mental health care for their children highlighted in report
November 29, 2017
Burning Issues - June 2020
June 30, 2020
Read more about the burning issues mentioned in our June 2020 newsletter:
If you have any concerns, particularly recently, related to a change in your child’s eating, a change in their eating habits or a sudden change in their weight, you can access support via the dedicated Eating Disorder Team which is provided via Mindsight CAMHS. There is an option for parents to self-refer and to discuss any concerns you may have about your child or young person and this can be done by contacting the team on 01372 206 325. The following attachments also give more information about this service.
If you need PPE to look after your child or young person and are struggling to get hold of items, we’ve been asked to remind you that your social worker can get you some supplies. The service was able to procure PPE, but it has not been much in demand.
Direct Payments – Adult Social Care
If you currently receive a Direct Payments package via Adult Social Care and your son or daughter is aged between 18-25 you should have received a second letter giving details about the change in hourly rate for PA’s. A copy of this letter and also an easy read version can be found on the homepage on the SILC website. This can be accessed via this link:
Adult Social Care are asking individual families to contact their relevant finance team to discuss individual arrangements and have stressed as outlined in the letter that no existing PA should be worse off as a result of these changes. The contact numbers for the finance teams can be found in the letter above.
New Autism Study from Birmingham University
Are you a parent/carer of an autistic child? The Autism Centre for Education & Research wants to know about your experience of education in lockdown. Link to anonymous survey, please share: