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

Advice & Information

Many young people who have special educational needs or disabilities need help with aspects of their day-to-day lives. They may need help communicating with people or may find it difficult ...
When you take time off to have a baby you may be eligible for maternity and paternity pay and leave. There are ante-natal classes listed on our family hubs pages ...
Information about mediation and the role of a mediator in relation to appeals relating to EHCPs. Mediation is when someone who isn’t involved with a service user or the person a ...
The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is designed to support young people aged 16 who lack the mental capacity to make their own decisions about their care and treatment. This can be ...
It is estimated that 1 in 7 children and young people between the age of 5 to 16 have a mental health need. It’s not uncommon and schools have a ...
Being in hospital can be difficult. Money and finances may be the last thing on your mind, but if you don't tell certain organisations that you're in hospital, you may ...
In healthcare, the word transition is used to describe the process of preparing, planning and moving from Children's (paediatric) health services to adult health services. Transition should be a gradual ...
Adult Social Care will work closely with children’s social care services, and other involved people, to ensure that care continues throughout the transition stage, for those likely to have eligible ...
We want to support all young people to gain the knowledge, experience and skills that they require to enable them to live a happy and fulfilled life. ...
This information has been produced to help you and your child with the move to secondary school. Starting secondary school is a big step and may be an anxious time for ...