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Useful Information

A user friendly guide to the ASD assessment process

Please see a very useful support document for schools and parents.  The guide has been written by Karen Arnold Consultant  Paediatrician at Ryegate. 

Learn Sheffield SEND processes

Learn Sheffield have translated the SEND processes into Arabic, Slovak and Urdu. These are the flowcharts which describe:

  • SEN support/graduated approach
  • Sheffield Support Grid
  • MyPlans
  • EHC needs assessments
  • EHC Plan annual reviews
  • Preparation for Adulthood
  • Early Years Partnership process

All files are on the Learn Sheffield website

IPSEA help and guidance

Their mission is to help children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, and their families and carers, to get the appropriate education, training and support to which they are entitled under the law. 

Further information can be found on their website.

Applying for a Bus Pass

Please use this link to apply for a student bus pass

Sheffield Childrens Hospital NHS Resources

Please use this link to Sheffield Childrens NHS resources for information and help on understanding your child's Sensory Processing difficulties that you may find useful

Autism support - Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust (

Eat Smart Sheffield - Healthy Breakfast Factsheet

The factsheet was developed to encourage families to choose healthier options at breakfast time. Please use the Eat Smart link to their website

Or via this link:

This is the September 2021 newsletter from Eat Smart Eat Smart Sheffield Newsletter - for Parents/Carers (

It contains information and top tips for eating healthily throughout the day including breakfast ideas, school meals, healthy snacks & drinks, and family recipes. 

Sheffield Parent Hub

Please use this link to book onto all the free seminars and courses that MAST are providing virtually and there are a lot of very useful and relevant seminars for our families.

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Sheffield City Council’s Parenting Specialists provide group based and one to one parenting support for parents and carers of children, from babies to teenagers.We deliver programmes that are evidence based, and tried and tested. This means that the content is written by professional psychologists who have years of research into what works to manage behaviours and difficulties that we can ...