Short Breaks Impact Case Studies

Written by Short Breaks NetworkDate 09 Apr 2012

This resource describes how Impact has been working with local authorities to identify local practices which can be shared with other authorities. Some of the case studies included are from across England, Blackburn to West Yorkshire. Impact was a ‘special educational needs and disability’ (SEND) delivery partners appointed by the Department for Education. As the delivery partner for short breaks, Impact aimed to give examples of innovative and sustainable practice to help local authorities deliver their legal obligations to provide short breaks for disabled children. This involved working with all 152 local authorities in England to embed and sustain short breaks for disabled children and their parents and carers.