0 to 25 SEND code of practice: guide for health professionals
The guide is for:
- clinical commissioning groups
- health professionals
- local authorities
It explains the duties and responsibilities of health professionals who deal with children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) and their families.
The guide should be read alongside the ‘Special education needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25’.
‘SEND resources for healthcare professionals’ lists links to government information and external websites that may help:
- health and wellbeing boards (HWBs)
- health service providers and professionals
Department for Education
The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services in England. We work to achieve a highly educated society in which opportunity is equal for children and young people, no matter what their background or family circumstances.Find out more about the Department for Education See all Department for Education documents on the gateway