Improving the lives of children with special educational needs and disabilities in the Dudley borough.
The Dudley Area SEND strategy has been put together by Dudley Council and partners including schools and health organisations. It sets out in straightforward terms our vision for the Dudley area SEND offer to children and young people (up to age 25) and their families. The strategy highlights our main priorities to help us all to plan and work together over the next two years to secure good outcomes for local children, young people and their families.
There are positive things we are already doing that will help us to deliver our strategy:
We have identified our three strategic priorities:
An early draft of this strategy was shared with all of our partners including the families, children and young people that we are working with. We got a lot of feedback – some positive and some heartfelt and strongly worded contributions that challenge us to do better. That feedback is reflected in this strategy and in the delivery plans that will ensure we turn our strategy into action.
These plans include:
Our multi-agency SEND Improvement Board will work with our partners, stakeholders and local communities to ensure that these plans, supported by our overall SEND strategy, will deliver all of our ambitions for children with special educational needs and disabilities.