Information to help you understand Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and navigate the support available. 

What are Special Educational Needs and Disabilities? 

Information on what Special Educational Needs and Disabilities are and the types of SEND

Glossary of SEND Terms

An alphabetical list of terms and abbreviations often used when talking about Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Who's who in SEND? 

Information on professionals and services who are often involved with children and young people who have or are suspected to have SEND.

The Local Offer

Local Authorities have legal duties to identify and assess the Special Educational Needs (SEN) of children and young people for whom they are responsible.

National Organisations

A list of national organisations that can help and support families


Other topics

SEND in Early Years 

SEND support in schools 

All Resources