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NDD Local Services and Support - Mental Health

What is mental health? We all have mental health, just like we all have physical health. Sometimes we feel well, and sometimes we don’t. Mental health is complicated because it’s about how we think, feel and act, and this is always changing. When our mental…

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…

Work vacancies

We have pulled together information from many different sources into one place. Here you will find links to external websites which list vacancies for paid work. Don't forget to check out the other resources on our Disability Employment Information page if you want more advice…

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.     

Starting school

Starting school is the beginning of a new adventure, but many parents feel anxious about making the right choice for their child. Below is a list of resources and guidance to help you feel supported through the decision of which Primary School to choose for…

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…