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SEND Self-evaluation Survey – we need your views!

Published on: 25th January 2018 by Terri Walsh

All local authorities have to produce a self-evaluation of current services for children and young people with special educational needs & disabilities (SEND) in their borough . This will form part of the OFSTED Local Area review of SEND services when it happens. REACH Wokingham have been asked to help Wokingham Borough with their evaluation and […]
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Short Breaks Update & Communication to families about changes to Short Breaks from Wokingham Borough Council

Published on: 20th December 2017 by Terri Walsh

REACH Wokingham supported by an associate from Contact (formerly Contact a Family) recently met with the Council to discuss progress on the 2018 changes to Short Breaks. We still have a number of concerns about the lack of data, unclear eligibility criteria and lack of evidence of how parent carer views have been taken into consideration […]
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Transport Survey 2017

Published on: 21st November 2017 by Terri Walsh

Thank you to all parent carers who completed our recent Transport Survey.  The final report can be accessed via this link: Transport Survey 2017 REACH Wokingham have sent a copy of this report to Wokingham Borough Council and want to meet with them to discuss the findings and the areas that we are asking them to work with […]
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Short Breaks Update November 2017

Published on: 15th November 2017 by Terri Walsh

Wokingham Borough Council has now published the short breaks Statement on their website.  It can be accessed via this link: Short Breaks Statement 2017-18 Wokingham Borough Council have issued a Short Breaks FAQ’s fact sheet at the Local Offer Live Day 2017 which can be accessed via this link:  Short Breaks FAQ’s Local offer Live 2017   REACH […]
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Report from meeting with Health on July 13th 2017

Published on: 23rd August 2017 by Terri Walsh

The report from the meeting with Health on 13th July can be found here: Health Meeting Report along with Q&A’s that were submitted to Steve McManus ahead of the meeting. The teams from The Royal Berkshire Hospital Foundation Trust and Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are keen to continue meeting with parent carer forums so as […]
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