Support for children aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Health/Integrated Review for 2 year olds

Early Years practitioners and Health Visiting Teams work together to ensure all children have an integrated review at the age of two.

When your child reaches two years old, you will be invited to attend a health review carried out by a health professional (usually your child's health visitor or a community nursery nurse). They will talk with you about your child’s progress and help you with any concerns.

If your child attends an early years setting, such as a day nursery, pre-school or childminder, they will also invite you to have a discussion about your child's development. They will summarise the discussion on a form and will give you a copy. This is called an 'EYFSEYFSThe early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS, including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes. progress check at two'.

At this point, either one or both of these reviews might highlight the need for some additional support for your child. This will involve you, your health professional and your child's key person or SENCOSENCOThe SENCO is responsible for coordinating provision for pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities. Those are children or young people who need more help than is normally available to pupils of the same age., meeting to discuss what needs to be done to help your child. This is called an 'Integrated Review' because it brings you, your setting and your health professional together ensuring that a complete picture of your child's development can be drawn and shared.

See the documents in the publications section for more information.