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Special Educational Needs (SEND) Section

Additional Information

Additional Information

The Special Educational Needs section is responsible for managing and issuing Educational Healthcare Plan that specify the special needs for each child and the type of education that is needed to meet their needs. If a parent believes that their child has special needs, they can make a direct request for an assessment. If agreed that might lead to a Educational Healthcare Plan of special educational needs for their child from this service. This assessment is known as a statutory assessment. Parents are also advised to discuss their child’s needs with the Special Educational Needs Coordinator Officer (SENCO) at their child’s school. The SENCO may then make a request for a statutory assessment to be carried out.

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 0 To 25



Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Is There A Waiting List?

Further Information

Provider Type
Suitable For
Downs Syndrome Visual Impairment Social, Emotional, Behaviour Difficulty (SEBD) Complex Needs Dyslexia Epilepsy Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SLCN) Tourette's Long Term Medical Conditions Specific Learning Difficulties Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI) Physical Disability Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD) Specific Learning Difficulty
Delivery Channels
Office / Premises
Referral Criteria
By Parents Or Family Via School Integrated Service For Disabled Children Sen Panel