How SEND works

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Find out about special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), how we identify children and young people with SEND and how we plan support.
Details of the support available for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).
Find out who can ask for an assessment for an education, health and care (EHC) plan, and how we decide whether to assess your child.  
Find out what happens when we assess your child for an education, health and care (EHC) plan.
If we decide that you or your child needs an EHC plan, the next step is to write it. We will work with you, or you and your child, to draft the plan.
Find out about personal budgets, how they work and what you can use them for.
It is important to check that children and young people with education, health and care (EHC) plans are making progress.