The SEND service, like many services across the UK is currently experiencing higher than normal staff sickness. This is having an impact on our service delivery. We are reviewing systems to mitigate this issue. We recognise the importance of timely communication. However, we respectfully thank parents and carers for their patience and support at this time.
majority of children / young people who have Special Educational Needs (SEN), will have their needs met through SEN Support. This will be in their:
- early years setting
A small minority of children or young people, who have the most complex needs, may need more intensive specialist help. If a child or young person cannot make educational progress with SEN support, an Educational, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment might be the next step.
Information about what is available at SEN Support.
Find a school's SEN Information report, outlining what they offer to children and young people with SEN.
Find out what an EHC assessment is, why request an EHC needs assessment, who can make a request and how a request can be made.
Find out what an EHC Plan review is, when EHC Plan reviews take place and download key forms and guidance.
Find out what an Assess, Plan, Do, Review cycle is and how an individual's progress can be evidenced through the cycle.
Information on mediation and registering an appeal with the tribunal for Education, Health and Care plans.
Find out about personal budgets and EHC personal budget statements.
Find out what to do if you are moving into Cornwall, moving within Cornwall or moving out of Cornwall.
Find out what the panel does, what decisions are made by the panel and how to attend a panel meeting.
Most issues can be resolved online, it's the quickest and most convenient way to get help.