This guide is for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-25 years who have special educational needs (SEN) or a disability. It covers:-
- the law and guidance on which the system is based
- places to go for help and further information
- details about changes to the system from 1 September 2014
It may also be useful for staff dealing with the parents and carers of children and young people with SEND in:
- schools and colleges
- early years education settings
It should be used alongside the SEND Code of Practice detailed here - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-code-of-practice-0-to-25. There is also a link to an easy read version of this on the webpage.