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Finding online solutions to life's offline challenges for families and children with SEND. Here's how we're doing that...

13 Oct - parent using laptop on couchThe families behind the website - the SEND online feedback group (6 min read)

It's no secret that finding the right information and support has been challenging for families. Our parents and young people help because they want to make a difference in the future.

EHCP quality blog3 ways we're improving the quality of EHCPs in Hertfordshire (3 min read)

Every EHCP should help a child or young person to develop and live the life they want to live. However, we often hear about how much plans can vary in quality. Here's what we are doing about this.

29 Dec blog imageEverything in one place - what's on in Hertfordshire (2 min read)

We have launched a new events tool for you - which is more appealing, useful and easy to use.

An illustration depicting a clipboard with writing around itGuest Blog - Improving our targeted youth service (4 min read)

YC Hertfordshire asked young people to tell them what was important to them in order to discover whether their services matched the support young people in Hertfordshire need.

August's blog cover imageStudy Plus (4 min read)

Find out from past graduates how enrolling on to a Study Plus course could help give you the freedom and tools you need to make decisions about your future.

An illustration of a young man sitting at a bus stop. The image has been taken from the Travel and Transport page and is being used as the cover image for September's blog. The date "16 Sep" is printed on the illustration.Preparing for Adulthood - improving our online content (4 min read)

Read about how we recently made it our mission to review and refresh, alongside parents, young people and professionals of Hertfordshire, our Preparing for adulthood webpages and find out what we achieve.

Button-Blog-IllustrationCreating a Local Offer that's more personal to you (6 min read)

We are constantly exploring new ways to improve the Local Offer, here's what we are working on now.

An image from our June blog of a child's drawingResources area revisited (2 min read)

As things begin to settle down and schools start to reopen, our website data is showing that our resources area still remains our most popular webpage on the Local Offer.

An image of some speech bubbles from July's blogIntroducing our Experts by Experience (4 min read)

Read our latest blog to find out about our Experts by Experience and exactly what they are doing to help up shape and improve our SEND services.


19 Feb YC Hertfordshire logo

Guest blog: Capturing the voices of young people (3 min read)

YC Hertfordshire, our youth service, tells us how they have been listening to young people of all abilities.

Person reviewing a letter about the EHCP

Guest blog: Improving EHCP letters (4 min read)

Our content writers have been changing the way we communicate with families who are going through the EHCP process.

17-Apr-megaphone-600x400Resources area goes live (4 min read)

The resources area is a place that families can rely on for up-to-date, practical support for any stage of their child's development.

13 Nov - Rewriting the local offer

Guest blog: Co-producing the rewrite of the Local Offer website (3 min read)

Sylvia Jenkins, Parent Rep for HPCI - shares her experience co-producing  improvements to the information on the Local Offer website.

9 Dec new Local Offer homepage

We have launched our test site - Tell us what you think (4 min read)

We launched our new website in a test area, to collect feedback and make improvements before the full launch in January.

28 Jan Launch event

The Local Offer website launch event (10 min read)

We've put a snapshot of our drop-in day together, including videos and resources from some of the workshops that were run.



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