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We are delighted to share the latest edition of the newsletter with you. Newsletter 11 July 18

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In this edition we are asking for your support to stay in touch so we can continue sharing all the amazing things parent carers are doing and sharing information locally, regionally and nationally so that you are informed and up to date.

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In this edition you can also read about Here4U which is a new non-profitable youth group that is based at the Lower Gornal Youth Centre. The group invites young people within the Dudley borough that have special needs or disabilities to come. Here they have the opportunity to interact with others, take part in activities and develop friendships amongst their peers.

You can also find out about the Local Authorities SEND Area draft strategy consultation. The Local Authority want your views, opinions and experiences to help to shape Dudley’s SEND strategy. As part of the wider strategic framework of support for vulnerable children and young people, the multi-agency SEND Improvement Board is seeking views on the draft Dudley area strategy for children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

The forum is holding a consultation session on 20 September 2018, if you would like to attend please contact You can respond directly to this draft strategy by completing an online survey. The strategy and survey can be found by visiting the website.

you can also read about the recent EHCP and the law seminar that the forum hosted which shares some examples  taken from actual EHCPs of what a good EHCP statement includes and what not so good looks like, as well as the latest regional and national SEN news.