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Careers advice for young people with an EHCP

Students with an Education Health Care Plan have support with their career aspirations and plans from Year 9 onwards and these are discussed with key workers in school /college and SEN Case Officers from Rutland County Council, at the yearly Annual Review. Helen Ward, Youth…

Children, Young People and Families Participation and Engagement Framework

Why Participation and Engagement? Participation and Engagement gives children and young people a chance to be involved in shaping and designing the support and services they can use.  It is about listening to what matters most to them and taking their views seriously. Participation and…

Coronavirus - easy read and accessible advice

Public Health England have produced an easy read version of their advice on the coronavirus. They have also produced an easy read version of advice about staying at home.  Mencap have published multiple pieces of easy read advice about coronavirus, including  social distancing and staying…

Direct Payments - Managing Your Own Care and Support

If you have eligible care and support needs, a direct payment can help you to have more control over your life and support your independence. If you are a carer, a direct payment can support you to carry out your caring role.

EHCP Disagreements

** Please see downloads for changes due to coronavirus (Covid-19). ** This page tells you what to do if you disagree with a decision that has been made about your / your child’s Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs, assessment or issue of an EHC…

Equipment to help you at home

There are lots of options when it comes to choosing equipment to help you be independent in your own home. Some of these options are listed below. You can also contact Rutland County Council's Housing Options Team to discuss your options in further detail.

Financial crisis support

Rutland County Council's website has information to help you if you're struggling due to sudden financial hardship, for example damage caused by a flood or fire, or if you need help to leave a violent relationship. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Rutland County Council answer some FAQs about SEND services for children and young people in Rutland. FAQs relating specifically to the coronavirus and education can be found here. 

Frequently Asked Questions for Carers

This page answers some frequently asked questions carers may have about the support available to them.

Getting the most out of technology

Technology is becoming increasingly popular to help people be as independent as possible. Listed below is a variety of apps and gadgets that can help with using devices and staying safe.
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