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Bristol's SEND Local Offer 

Support in the local area for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities

Bristol’s SEND Local Offer provides information, advice and guidance on special educational, health and social care provision from early years to college.

Practitioners and professionals can find SEND information in Resources for professionals on the main Bristol City Council website.

SEND resources for professionals

The Bristol City Council website has information that professionals can use to support families of with children who have SEND.

0-5

0 to 5 years old

Early years support for children from birth to five years.

Support and services for all ages

Support and services for all ages

Health and social care, and education and training support for children or young people.

Guide to school support for children with special educational needs (SEN)

Guide to school support for children with special educational needs (SEN)

What schools should have in place for pupils with SEN 

About our SEND Local Offer

About our SEND Local Offer

Find out what our Local Offer is all about, who it's for, what it covers of and how we're developing it

Children aged 5 to 16 years old

5 to 16 years old

SEND in schools, including special schools, and school transport 

Social care support for children and families

Social care support for children and families

What social care support is, how we assess needs and how we provide help.

Bristol's Children's Disability Register

Bristol's Children's Disability Register

Sign up to the Register to get a free discount card and stay updated on what’s available in your area.

16 to 25 year olds

16 to 25 year olds 

Types of support available to help young people prepare for adult life.

Education, health and care plans

Education, health and care plans

What an education, health and care plan is, who they're for and how to request an assessment

Health services

Health services

Support for children with complex medical needs, health and care resources in the Local Offer and hospital passports