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The Children and Families Act 2014 Send Reforms

September 2014 saw the biggest education reforms in a generation for children and young people with special educational needs and disability(SEND).  The wide ranging changes included introducing the Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan to replace statements and oofer more tailored support to chidlren and young people with SEND. 

To help understand what this means to parents, carers and young people the Department for Education (DfE) and the Council For Disabled Children produced a range of leaflets and videos.

The leaflets cover the following areas:

  • making decisions about your support
  • the local offer
  • education, health and care (EHC) plans
  • post-16 options for support

To take a look at the leaflets visit www.gov.uk/government/publications/sen-and-disability-support-changes-information-for-young-people

Please see related links and documents for further information.

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