Making Sense of Draft EHC Plans

So, you have a Draft EHC Plan, what next? If you need a bit of reassurance that you are doing the right thing, or some pointers in the right direction based on our experiences of supporting others, then you have come to the right place. A draft EHCP should come about because of one of…


Top Tips for Getting the best out of Annual Reviews.

Hello, I suspect you are reading this as You or your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) or You know someone who has an EHCP or You would like an EHCP and are reading everything you can get your hands on. or You are an Educational professional who wants to know more…


BBC Radio 5 Live Mum Takeover

Wraparound were invited to BBC Radio 5 Live’s #MumTakeover in Blackpool on 28th November 2017. Supported by Netmums, Better Start Blackpool and Maternal Mental Health Alliance the event is a chance to discuss the challenges faced by mums of all ages – from post natal depression and anxiety to work/life balance and loneliness – with…



Wraparound partner Sarah talks about life as a parent of a child with autism and the path that led her to work for Wraparound.

This piece originally appeared in the Messenger Newspaper 27th October 2017.   A MOTHER in Sale is holding her hand out to offer other parent carers support after her son was diagnosed with autism last year. Sarah Windram, was head of customer care at a busy property investment company, but upon the diagnosis of her son,…


Wraparound and Me – Sarah’s Story

Hello, I`m Sarah and I am delighted to have joined the Wraparound family. I was introduced to Independent Support and Wraparound Services in 2016 following receipt of an Autism diagnosis for my eldest son who is now 5. At the time, I was brand new to the world of Special Education Needs and I was…


Conducting The System

Since leaving the classroom and a SENCO role in 2013, and following my passion to set up Wraparound, I am often asked what Wraparound actually does. Yes we help families, yes we support individuals, yes we work with schools, attend meetings and anything to support positive outcomes for the individual with special needs (SEND) and…



Building An Inclusive Teaching Community: Teaching the Teachers.

Achieving Quality. Research shows that the most effective method for improving the progress of all students is quality teaching, by all teachers for all students. But, is this happening consistently well in your school? The desired goal is that all students regardless of ability, should receive the best teaching, but in fact the demands placed…