From 1 September 2014 statements of special
educational needs and Learning Difficulty Assessments
will be replaced by Education, Health and Care (EHC)
plans. EHC plans can be issued for a child or young
person aged between 0-25 This factsheet covers What is an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan, What does an EHC plan look like?and the key principals and the process
In September 2014 the Children and Families Act came into force. This has brought about changes in the way children and young people with
special educational needs (SEN) are supported in education. This factsheet explains the key parts of the new system as they affect young people from 14-25 years of age.
If you have a with a child with special educational needs (SEN) you may have heard that the law changedfrom September 2014. The new law is part of theChildren and Families Act 2014. This will change the way children and young people are supportedin education. This fact sheet summarises when the changes will happenand how the changes might affect you and your child
Contact a Family is the only UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of disabled children, no matter what their disability or health condition. As well as supporting families, we assist any professional working with families to improve services so that they include disabled children and their families
From 1 September 2014 the Children and Families Act requires all local authorities to publish and maintain a ‘local offer’. A local offer is a wide range of information about all the support and facilities which families can
expect to find in their area for children and young people who have special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities. This factsheet covers teh key prinicipals and what should be in the local offer
For information and advice on any aspect of caring for a disabled child, parents can call our freephone helpline and talk to one of our parent advisers.
Our helpline is available from Monday to Friday, 9.30am-5.00pm, on our freephone number 0808 808 3555.
You can also email us at email@example.com or post an enquiry on Facebook or Twitter at any time and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
See what we do http://www.cafamily.org.uk/our-advice-service/
We offer relevant, up-to-date and validated information on hundreds of medical conditions. Find out information on the causes, symptoms, treatment and the support available to you.
The entries in our A-Z list are designed to give an overview of the medical condition and are written so that they are accessible for parents and carers as well as professionals