Special Educational Needs
- Department for Education (formally the Dept for Children, Schools and Families)
- SEND Advice Service
- KIDS (Mediation service used by Bedford Borough)
- Access the pages from the Family Information Service which includes information about the Children’s Disability and Additional Needs Register.
- Access a local Bedford list of sports and leisure opportunities for young people with a disability
- Young People 14 - 25
Please click on this link to the Bedford Partnership website for more details about transition for 14 to 25 year olds.
If a local further education college is not able to meet a young person’s learning or support needs a specialist college might be considered, please click on the following links to view specialist college information: www.natspec.org.uk
To see a list of all the non-maintained special schools and approved independent schools in England catering for children with special educational needs please click on the following link: www.gov.uk/government/publications/independent-special-schools-and-colleges