Stage 1 Application form COI pdf version for support Stage 1 Application Form for support
This year is the 30th anniversary of Volunteers Week and we are asking organisations across Blackburn with Darwen to help celebrate volunteer week by marking it in some way to recognise the committed efforts of all the borough volunteers and encourage more people to benefit from volunteering. The NCVO have a dedicated webpage http://volunteersweek.org/ with various […]
Are you feeling generous? Are you feeling fit? ….. Then come along to Witton Park at 10am on May 2nd 2015 We are organising an event called “Mile for a smile”. Everyone is invited to complete one mile around Witton Park in any fashion they see fit…you can walk…dance….skip…and all monies collected will go to […]
The Big Lottery Fund are keen to hear from groups in Blackburn with Darwen who are seeking small grants. Through their Awards for All programme, groups can access funding of between £300 and £10,000 to fund projects which address the issues, needs and aspirations of local communities and people. We will fund a wide range […]
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Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND)
Information, Advice & Support Service (IASS)
(formerly Parent Partnership Service)
From the 1st September 2014 Parent Partnership Services (PPS) in every local authority will evolve into Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Services. Each IAS Service will provide support similar to that of a PPS, although the type of support, and who is entitled to receive it, has been significantly expanded.
Information, Advice and Support – Key Points
The IAS offer is a statutory service that provides information, advice and support to disabled children and young people, and those with SEN, and their parents/Carers..
IAS services are required to be impartial, accessible and free.
Parents/carers, children and young people should be involved in the design of their local IAS service
IAS staff should be independently trained.
The obligations and expectations of an IAS Service are set out in Chapter 2 …