New services will boost play opportunities for disabled children in Westminster
Westminster City Council has announced new holiday and weekend support for families of disabled children.
Since autumn 2017 Westminster City Council and Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea have been working with families who have a disabled child through a consultation called Perfect Pathways, which is designed to make sure services are accessible, flexible and affordable.
Following feedback from parents, Westminster City Council is setting up:
Cabinet Member for Children, Families and Young People, Cllr Richard Holloway said:
“We’ll keep listening to families to make sure we deliver the best quality services for all the young people who live in our community.”
Westminster City Council and Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea have also agreed to appoint a new bi-borough inclusion officer who will help families make better use of mainstream play services helping disabled children enjoy the benefits of integration with other children.
Find information on services and support available for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) aged 0 – 25 and their families via the Local Offer website for Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea or Westminster City Council.