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Latest letter from Vicky Ford, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families

Vicky Ford, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, has published an open letter to all children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), their parents/carers and families, and others who support them.

Following the introduction of the new national restrictions on 5th November, the letter provides advice and guidance on several issues, including school attendance, children who are clinically extremely vulnerable, remote education, face coverings in education settings, respite, health services for children and young people with SEND, and the new winter package to provide support for children and young people and their families.

Read the full letter: Minister Ford open letter to the SEND sector 9th Nov [PDF 154KB]

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