Young Persons Participation - Somerset County Council
Effective participation should lead to a better fit between the needs of children, young people and their families and the services offered. This means children, young people and parents feel that they co-own strategies and plans made at all levels.
Somerset’s Engagement and Participation Team have been in place since April 2015. Since this date the team have:
There is a coordinated approach for participation within Somerset which aims to ensure we listen to the views of all children and young people in the county to inform decision making and commissioning across services for children and young people.
To get in touch with the team, please email SENDParticipationTeam@somerset.gov.uk
'Top Tips Poster' - Top Tips for working with children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
'SEND Participation Team Annual Report 2015-2016' - The team created this document to report their journey from April 2015 - April 2016, focusing on some key events that have taken place over this year.
'Engagement and Participation Strategy' - This document shows what will happen as a result of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) reforms.
Summary slides providing an overview of the key messages and content from the Young Person Engagement video produced by Somerset County Council.