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  1. What is a Personal Budget?

    Published: 06 April 2021
    A personal budget is one of the ways of giving you more choice and control about the way your child is supported. Find out more by viewing the information and guidance pages.
  2. EHCP Process Survey

    Published: 23 September 2019
    Special Educational Needs and Disabilities: Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) - process feedback This project aims to do the following; Consult with parents, carers and young people around the processing of request an EHCP Consult with educational providers around the process of requesting an…
  3. Car Seat Law

    Published: 19 October 2017
    Current UK law requires all children under 12 or less than 135cm in height to use a car/booster seat. Shocking 34% of 8 to 11-year olds in the UK are not using a booster seat on car journeys when one is required.
  4. Autism Help Sheet From Options

    Published: 27 September 2017
    Help sheets are produced monthly and written by our clinical team. The Options Clinical Team has created a series of help sheets offering advice and guidance for parents and carers who look after children, young people and adults with autism.
  5. Childcare Service Compensation

    Published: 17 August 2017
    As you will be aware some parents have been unable to access Tax Free Childcare through their childcare accounts for technical reasons.  These parents may be able to claim compensation, and get the government top-up as a one-off payment. There is also the possibility of…
  6. Becoming a Childminder

    Thinking of Becoming a Childminder? First Steps: Before applying to become a childminder there is a great deal to consider and questions to ask. If you would like to become a childminder in Thurrock, your first step is to attend a Childminder Briefing Session. The…
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