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Coram Family & Childcare's Guide to Childcare for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Good quality childcare is beneficial for all children. It can play a hugely important role in your child's development, allowing them to become independent, to mix with other children and to learn new things. But choosing the right childcare can be a difficult decision for every parent,…

Good quality childcare is beneficial for all children. It can play a hugely important role in your child's development, allowing them to become independent, to mix with other children and to learn new things. But choosing the right childcare can be a difficult decision for every parent, particularly if your child has a special educational need or disability (SEND).

There are laws to protect children from discrimination and improve support and access to services, play opportunities, education and information. Our guide is designed to help you know what your rights are as a parent and will cover the details about these laws.

Coram Family & Childcare's guide to childcare for children with special educational needs and disabilities in England aims to set out what childcare and early support should be available locally in England.  This includes information on:-

  • Support from birth
  • What the law says
  • Looking for childcare
  • Choosing childcare
  • Support in early years
  • Education, Health & Care (EHC) assessments & plans
  • Personal budgets
  • Complaints & appeals
  • Financial support for childen with SEND
  • Useful contacts

The booklet is available on the website.

Who to contact

Telephone
020 7 239 7535
E-mail
info@familyandchildcaretrust.org
Website
Coram Family and Childcare

Where to go

Name
Family & Childcare Trust
Address
73-81
Southwark Bridge Road
London
Postcode
SE1 0NQ

Other Details

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
11 - 16 years (secondary school age)
Disabled children/young people
Adults
Carers

Supporting people with
Physical disability
Hearing impairment
Visual impairment
Learning difficulty
Mental health conditions
Autistic Spectrum Condition
Communication impairment

Last checked on 16/08/2018

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

This information has been collected from third party providers and Oxfordshire County Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of the information nor does inclusion represent a recommendation or an endorsement. Parents, carers, young people and professionals are recommended to check that organisations and services are appropriate and safe before they attend.
See: Help on how to choose services safely