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Other benefits and information

There may be other benefits or grants that you can apply for. You can find more information, check your eligibility and claim for Benefits via Gov.uk (external link). There are also several organisations in and around Croydon that offer advice on benefits and managing your…

Understand the Education Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment process

EHC assessments during the coronavirus pandemic We are working to make sure that the current challenges will not delay or prevent any child who needs EHC assessment from accessing this process. Find out more What is an Education Health and  Care(EHC) needs assessment? Most children and…

SEND support funding for early years settings

  EY settings are able to draw on a range of funding streams to provide extra help for children with SEND, including:

SEND and the law

  National documents and guidance setting out statutory duties and recommendations related to policy and practice for children and young people with SEND. Children and Families Act 2014: Legislation which sets out government reforms to give greater protection to vulnerable children and young people; Part…

SEND support explained

Most children are able to make good progress from modifications and differentiation in routine daily teaching.  A smaller group of pupils may experience difficulties which make it harder for them to learn. They may require additional or different support from that which normally given in…

EHC plans and personal budgets

This guidance is about personal budgets for children and young people who have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC plan). What is a personal budget? A personal budget is an allocation of money available from Croydon Council or Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group to fund…

Choosing and starting School

Starting School: Choosing a school Children with SEND without an EHC Plan. Choosing the right school for your child can feel like a big decision.  As such, it is good to start looking early at the schools that are close to where you live. You…

Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

What is an Education Health and Care Plan? For most children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) their needs can be met from extra help and reasonable adjustments that can be made from funding and resources that are already available in…

Mediation

What to do if a parent/carer or young person disagrees with a decision that the LA has made regarding Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs and assessments or issue of an EHC plan? Disagreements about LA decisions usually relate to the following: Decision not to…

SEND explained

All about SEND? What do we mean by special educational needs and disability? Special Educational Needs and Disability (often shortened to SEND) describes the needs of children and young people who have a difficulty or disability that makes learning harder for them than most children…

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