Consultations – January 2016

We’ve rounded up some open consultations that may be of interest to parents and carers of children with brain conditions.

Keeping children safe in education: proposed changes
The Department for Education in England is consulting on proposed revisions to guidance for schools on keeping children safe.
Closing date: 16 February 2016.

Wraparound and holiday childcare – parents and childcare provider ‘rights to request’
The Department for Education is also seeking views on draft advice about how schools should respond to requests regarding childcare outside of normal school hours and over holidays.
Closing date: 29 February 2016.

Personal Independence Payment: aids and appliances descriptors
Consultation about the Personal Independence Payment Aids and Appliances Descriptors.
Closing date: 29 January 2016.

SENDirect are asking families for suggestions about adjustments to services for disabled children on social media using the hashtag #SENDreams2016.
Until the end of January.

Eye-care services
The charity SeeAbility is seeking views  about eye-care services, from parents and carers and people with learning disabilities.