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NDD Local Services and Support - Sleep

Problems with sleep are common in all children and young people, though they may be more likely to occur in children/young people with additional needs because of possible physical or medical reasons, sensory issues, behavioural issues, learning difficulties/disabilities, and frequent hospitalisation.  Problems with sleep may…

Employability Skills

    As well as skills specific to the job you’re going for, employers are also looking for general job skills. These are sometimes called ‘employability skills’ or ‘soft skills’. These types of skills will make you stand out. Even if you don’t think you…

0-4 years old

There are a range of services available to families with a child or children who have a disability or additional need. For more information please use the links shown below

Bedford Borough Summer of SEND 2022

Following on from the success of last year #SummerOfSEND.  We are delighted it is returning this Summer and will include the Inclusive Island at Bedford River Festival.    We are constantly updating these pages with new and exciting events so please do keep coming back…

Summer Holidays

Please see the Summer Holiday round up.  We included a range of free and paid activities you can access in Bedford Borough and surrounding areas.     

What is a learning disability?

What is a Learning disability? A learning disability can affect the way a person understands information and how they communicate. This means they can have ongoing difficulties with; understanding new or complex information learning new skills coping independently A learning disability happens when a person's…

SENDIASS - Who are we?

Bedford SENDIASS - SENDIASS stands for Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support Service. We were formerly called Bedford SEND Advice and have been supporting parents, carers and young people for many years. The below video provides an Introduction to Information Advice and…

SENDIASS Service

The Bedford SENDIASS (formerly Bedford SEND Advice) provide a free, impartial and confidential service to parents and carers of children who have special educational needs and or a disability (SEND). We also offer support to young people with SEN or a disability to help them…