Local Offer for disabled children

The Local Offer website offers information and advice to children, young people and adults up to the age of 25 with special education needs or a disability, as well as parents, carers and professionals.

In Hull there is a lot of support available to children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs, and their families. Whether it relates to education, health, social care or parental support, and regardless of who's providing it, the Local Offer is there to point you in the right direction.

The local offer is split into ten sections - 

Early Years 0-5 years

Including information on - 

  • the Family Information Service
  • Children’s Centres
  • Early Education Provision
  • transition to primary school and support available to children with SEND

Education and Training 5-25

Including - 

  • a list of schools and colleges
  • Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP) information
  • support available to children with SEND
  • transition post 16 and SEND team

Becoming an adult

Including information on - 

  • training
  • volunteering and work opportunities
  • freetime activities
  • transition to adulthood
  • housing information

Health and wellbeing

An A-Z of health services including - 

  • specialist dentist
  • child physiotherapy
  • audiology
  • health visitors
  • school nurses

Equipment

Including - 

  • equipment and adaptations to the home
  • wheelchairs and mobility
  • changing places

Transport

Information on - 

  • SEND home to school transport
  • independent travel training
  • public transport
  • bus pass
  • blue badges
  • learning to drive

Leisure activities

  • short breaks
  • disabled swimming
  • groups and activities and holidays
  • leisure and family support service (LAFSS)

Social Care

  • Child disability team
  • early help
  • safeguarding children and adults
  • connect to support
  • adult social care team

Support and Advice

A comprehensive list of support and advice services for people with a range of special educational needs and disabilities, including - 

  • visually impaired
  • deaf
  • autistic
  • wheelchair users

Money

Information on -

  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • direct payments
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Carers allowance
  • personal budgets

Accessing Local Offer

The Local Offer can be accessed on a -

  • PC
  • laptop
  • tablet
  • mobile phone

If you do not have internet access but would like to take a look on the Local Offer, you can access the site through computers available in your local Library or Customer Service Centres.

If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us via one of the below methods - 

email - LocalOffer@hullcc.gov.uk

Local Offer feedback form

Alternatively you can call 300 300 and an advisor will pass on your enquiry to the Local Offer team.