Services in High Functioning Autism (3)

  1. Housing Network

    In a housing network you will live in your own home, which is usually a council or housing association flat. There will be other people living in flats nearby who are also part of the housing network.Housing networks are for people with learning disabilities who…
  2. Housing Repairs

    If you need repairs to your home this web page gives information about who to contact to arrange repairs.Council tenantsYou can find out how to report repairs on our webpages. There are different ways to report a repair depending on who manages your property.If you…
  3. How is my child with SEND supported in school?

    Around 5,000 children and young people in Islington have identified Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and most of these are supported in their local mainstream school or Early Years setting. The majority of children and young people will have their needs met through additional…
  4. How to get a needs assessment

    A needs assessment is a meeting between you and a care professional to understand what type of support you may need to live independently. To request an assessment, please contact the Adult Social Care team on 020 7527 2299 or access.service@islington.gov.uk.
  5. How to use the Local Offer

    Following consultation with parents and carers we have organised the Local Offer in to six areas Special Educational Needs, Health, Family Support and Social Care, Becoming an Adult, Life and Leisure and Information, Advice and Support. If you click on the subject headings, you will…
  6. I'm worried my child has SEN

    It is important to identify children who do have special educational needs (SEN) as early as possible. This ensures they get the help they need to learn and develop to the best of their ability. If your child has SEN, they may need extra help…
  7. Impartiality

    The the diagram guide for those employed by the Council, schools and other partners who are not specifically appointed in an advocacy role.
  8. Independent advice and support

    Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Services (SENDIASS) provide advice and information to children with SEN or disabilities, their parents, and young people with SEN or disabilities. They provide neutral and factual support on the special educational needs system to help the…
  9. Information and Support for People with Learning Disabilities

    Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership (ILDP) Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership (ILDP) is a health and social care team working with people who have learning disabilities. Learning disability Learning disabilities’ describes the challenge that some people have in learning, understanding, and with everyday life skills such as managing…
  10. Information for families, Islington FIS

    Free, impartial information and advice for families with children and young people aged 0-25 and the practitioners who work with them.  Phone: 020 7527 5959 (answer phone outside 9am to 4pm)Email: fis@islington.gov.ukFollow us on Facebook  
  11. Information Sharing and Confidentiality

    Practitioners recognise the importance of information sharing, but in some situations may feel constrained by uncertainty about when they can do so lawfully. This is especially so in early intervention and preventative work, where information sharing decisions may be less clear than in safeguarding or…
  12. Interviews

    The interviewer has already seen your CV or application form and thinks you may be suitable, so ... ... don't panic but do prepare, it is essential if you want to have a good chance of getting the job. There are tips below to help…
  13. Islington Disability Register

    Islington Council is required to keep a register of disabled children under the Children Act 1989. All Islington children and young people who have been issued with an EHCP are automatically added to the local Disability Register.  If you do not want your child’s name…
  14. Islington SEND Parent Parliament

    When parents and professionals work together, recognising each-others expert knowledge, better decision are made. Working together helps: Professionals understand how to develop and deliver services to meet the needs of children and families Parents to understand some of the difficulties faced by those who arrange…
  15. Islington SEND Parents Charter

    The Islington SEND Parents Charter has been developed by our Parents Forum in co-production with colleagues from Education, Health and Social Care. It outlines the 10 most important principles that Islington parents believe all providers (including schools, voluntary sector etc.) should follow in order to…
  16. Islington Sensory Team

    Our sensory team provides specialist support to people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired or have a combined sensory loss (deaf/blind). Our aim is to provide services which are fair and equitable to all depending on the risk. What the sensory team…
  17. Islington's youth hubs and adventure playgrounds

    Islington's Youth Offer includes: A range of facilities and services for young people, including youth hubs, adventure playgrounds, and loads of clubs and groups. We can also help when things get tough and you need a bit of extra support, or need someone to talk to.  Use Google…
  18. Islington's Youth Offer

    Islington has a range of facilities and services for young people, including 12 excellent adventure playgrounds, two youth hubs, and loads of clubs and groups. We can also help when things get tough and you need a bit of extra support, or need someone to…
  19. Jargon Busting

    Although we try hard not to, sometimes our Local Offer pages may include a word or phrase that is not well understood outside of a particular profession or area of work.  These words are sometimes called 'jargon'. We are committed to making sure that our…
  20. Job information

    Try these websites: National Careers Service has information on hundreds of jobs and careers Prospects the official graduate website - has job profiles for those with a degree These sites have videos from workers across all sectors of the economy: Careerbox - careers videos on companies and individuals  …
  21. Job Search Planner

    Planning your search Try to set aside some time each day for finding and applying for jobs Knowing the best places to look for vacancies, developing good job hunting skills, planning, organising and recording what you do in your job search will save time and…
  22. Job trends in Islington

    In Islington, most employers are small private businesses on a single site There are over 21,000 businesses in Islington. Most of these employ between 1 and 9 people but there are  around 100 businesses and organisations that employ over 250 people. Where do people work…
  23. Jobs and work

    Finding, getting and keeping a job that suits you may not be straightforward. It may well take some time to find, and land, the right job. Do you know where to look for job vacancies? Do you need help to improve your CV or prepare for an…
  24. Joint Commissioning

    Local Authorities and their health partners are required under the Children and Families Act 2014 to commission services jointly for children and young people with SEND, both those with and without EHC plan These arrangements could involve joint funding agreements or pooled budgets The joint…
  25. Keeping safe

    This web page gives you information about ways to keep safe at home, on the street and from other people.Islington council, the police and other organisations are working together to make Islington a safer place.They can give advice about protecting yourself from:Street theft and phone…
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