Information and Advice

We’re here for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities, young carers and families. ​We’re on a mission to create a world where all kinds of kids have all kinds of opportunities. ​

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SEND in early years

Discover the support that is available in the early years for children with special educational needs and disabilities

School exclusions

Find out when and how school exclusions can happen and what your rights are if you or your child is excluded.

Transitioning to adulthood

Navigate the transition from childhood to adulthood.

Appealing to the SEND Tribunal

If you want to appeal a decision in your EHC Plan you need to appeal to the SEND Tribunal. This guide shows you how.

EHCP Annual Reviews

Education Health and Care Plans are reviewed annually. Here's what to expect at your annual review meeting.

EHC Needs Assessments

What is an ECH Needs Assessment? Read our guide to find out.

Education, Health and Care Plans

All about Education, Health and Care Plans: what they are and how to get one.

Disability discrimination

Find out what disability discrimination is and how to deal with it.


Recognising and dealing with bullying.

Access arrangements

Access arrangements support disabled students to take exams.

Online SEND Tribunal hearings

Why video hearings? Video hearings were introduced for Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal hearings during the Covid pandemic. Even though Covid restrictions have ended some hearings can still take...

Transitioning to secondary school

Before your visit Tip 1: Plan ahead Thinking about what secondary school you want to send your child in Year 5 or prior to this can help you prepare your...