SEND Local Offer

News and events

Independent news and events that parents, carers and young people may find useful will be published here.


Training opportunities

The Disabled Children's Service offer a training programme for parents, carers and professionals with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
Download the latest training programme (PDF).


Local Offer Roadshow

Leicestershire County Council's roadshow aims to bring together information and services which support families of children and young people with special education needs and disabilities (SEND) all in one place.  Representatives from Health, Melton Borough Council, Leicestershire County Council and many more!  View more information

Tuesday 12 February 2019 from 1pm to 4.30pm
PERA Business Park, Nottingham Road
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
LE13 0PB (map)

Kidz to Adultz Middle 2019

Thursday 21 March 2019
Ricoh Arena, Coventry

One of the largest free UK events supporting children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their families, carers and professional who support them.   For more information email; telephone 0161 607 8200 or view the Kidz to Adultz Middle Newsletter.

Type 2 Diabetes Education Programme

If you are 18-25 and have, or want to know more about, diabetes become involved with the development of a new education programme.   For more information contact

If you have news or are holding an event related to SEND in Leicester City, we can feature your news or event if it: 

  • informs the families of young people with SEND
  • creates opportunities for children and young people with SEND to thrive
  • keeps families and young people with SEND up to date
  • enriches the lives of children and young people with SEND or their families in some other way

To promote your event email your event information to