The majority of children and young people who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) will have their needs met through SEND 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 SEND support, an Educational, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment might be the next step.
Find a school's SEND Information report, outlining what they offer to children and young people with SEND.
Information about what SEND Support is available.
Find out what an EHC Needs Assessment is, why request one, who can make a request and how a request can be made.
Find out what an EHC Plan Review is, when they 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.
Find out about the annual review which might be called an EHCP Review or a Special Educational Needs Review.
Most issues can be resolved online, it's the quickest and most convenient way to get help.