Using personal budgets effectively
Pat Bullen discusses how to use Personal Budgets (PBs) effectively. She explains the law regarding PBs, how to request one, what PBs can be used for, what an effective PB might look like and how parents and carers have used them. She also looks at PBs for post 19 students and how these might differ from those of younger students.
3 takeaways from Pat’s training session
– Delegates will know about the barriers to obtaining a PB and how these can be surmounted –
– Delegates will hear about effective PBs and how they have helped children and young people with additional needs –
– How to find out about PBs in their local area –
This session is aimed at Senior Leaders, SENCOs, parents/carers and other educational professionals working with children with SEND.
Watch this preview of Pat’s presentation…
Pat received great feedback on her LIVE broadcast
This session was originally presented live at one of our online Virtual SEND Conferences.
“I enjoyed the clear speaking and found the information and links shared useful.”
Susan Steggles – JFK Special School
About the Creator
Pat Bullen / Independent Educational Consultant
Pat Bullen has over 30 years of experience as a teacher, Head Teacher and Senior Education Leader. She qualified in 1984 to teach children with Severe Learning Difficulties.
Pat now works as an Independent Educational Consultant leading the East Midlands SEND Regional reforms until March 2020. Additionally, she is a member of the National Development Team for Inclusion, teaching on the national SEND leadership course. In April 2016, Pat became a member of the NDTi hosted ‘Preparing for Adulthood’ team.
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