New National Restrictions: Advice and guidance for children and young people with SEND from the Minster for Children and Families

News - 10 November 2020

Vicky Ford, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, has written an open letter to children and young people with SEND, their families, carers and all those who support them. In line with previous open letters written since the first lockdown it provides updated advice and guidance with regards to the current lockdown around:

  • School attendance
  • Children and young people who are clinically extremely vulnerable
  • Remote education
  • A new winter package to provide further support for children and families
  • Face coverings in education settings
  • Respite
  • Health services for children and young people with SEND

The letter can be viewed in the pdf below.

Minister Ford open letter to the SEND sector 9th Nov