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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Bolton Opportunities Event

This annual event is being held at Firwood High School on the 22nd October 2014. It is aimed at all 14-25 year olds who have Special Educational Needs/Disabilities and their parents/carers. Over 35 local organisations and services including health, education, care, leisure, employment, voluntary sectors and many more will be attending. This year’s event is also being supported by the Bolton Parent/Carer Consortium. Each event in the past has been well-represented and attended, receiving very positive feedback from users and providers alike. It is rare to find so many providers under one roof and is therefore an ideal opportunity to […]

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Re-Launch of Bolton’s Framework for Action

Today, 3 October 2014 see’s the re-launch of Bolton’s Framework for Action. At a launch event this morning over 80 delegates from a range of organisations and services learned about the key changes within the framework. While the ethos and many of the processes underpinning the Framework remain, there have been some key changes and additions including:- Language updated to be accessible and to reflect national guidance, for example CAF replaced by Early Help Assessment Additional guidance for action meetings has been developed Processes for ‘Step Up/Down’ are explained in more to ensure ‘seamless’ support for children, this includes time […]

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