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The Local Offer

In both the city and the county the Local Offer websites pull together details of special needs services in education, health and social care in one place. They are a one-stop shop for everything parents or carers need to know and every Special Educational Needs service they might need to access.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What's a statement? What is DLA? Find answers to these and other frequently asked questions in this section.

Website Links

In this section, you can find quick links to the websites of those key national and local organisations that offer significant resources, information or services to parents of children with special needs.

Jargon Buster

EBD, IEP, ASD? Are you baffled by some of the abbreviations or jargon professionals use when talking to you about your child? If so this handy jargon buster lets you search for explanations to any terms you don't understand.


Find useful factsheets and leaflets from Iris Project and other local and national organisations