Lewisham’s Local Offer
Please visit the Lewisham Website below for more information on their Local Offer. The Lewisham Local Offer is for families of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.
What is on the Local Offer?
Their Local Offer aims to set out in one place – clear, relevant and up-to-date information, advice and support. This support covers education, health & social care for children and young people aged 0-25 within the borough of Lewisham with a Special Educational Need and/or disability.
Autism – Sensory Overload
Watch this film from the National Autistic Society and experience what sensory overload is like for a boy on the autism spectrum.
Warning: this film contains flashing lights, bright colours and loud, sudden noises.
Top Tips for autistic people and their parents
Information for all parents of pupils with a statement of Special Educational Need or an Education Health Care Plan
Please note that from September 2016 Lewisham SEN is reorganising its allocation system to a school-based system. As a result the case officer for Our Lady and St Philip Neri School will be:
If you have any queries please contact the SEN duty phone on
0203 049 1475 or email: SENadmin@lewisham.gov.uk
Please find below a list of links to some articles which might be helpful to you and also a video of Dean Beadle talking about living with Asperger’s.Dean Beadle Geoff Evans – Living Advice Options Group – SleepAutism and Statementing Tips The Top 10, Top10 about Autism (1-5)The Top 10, Top10 about Autism (6-10)I have also included the link to the articles section of the Living Autism website where there are many articles on many different topics to do with autism including diagnosis, rights, Asperger’s, behaviour and sensory issues