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SEND Youth Projects

Here are projects and events for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

To find out more about any of these groups and to get involved:

Email [email protected]

Shout Out Reps

You can become a Shout Out Rep if you:

  • want Buckinghamshire Council to hear your voice
  • are aged 12 to 25 and have a special educational need or disability

Our groups are once a month, on a Monday from 5:30pm to 7pm. The sessions are held in High Wycombe or Aylesbury and food is provided.

We run two groups monthly:

Shout Out Reps get involved in lots of exciting projects including:

  • Planned conferences such as the Shout Out for SEND yearly conference, where reps take part in different activities on lots of different topics.
  • Youth interview panels, where reps help interview people who are applying for roles to support them and their peers.
  • Writing Plans such as the Autism Strategy, which helps others to learn how to make Buckinghamshire better for those with SEND.

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Annual conference for young people

Our annual conference for young people is a day of creative and fun activities.

You also get a chance to talk to senior people at Buckinghamshire Council. They can help to make sure that your voice is heard.

Take a look at the November 2023 conference report.

School and college groups

Our team visits schools and colleges across Buckinghamshire to hear your views.

It's a great way to make sure your voice is heard while you are still studying.

Visit the Shout out for SEND website