Who to speak to first if you think your child has special educational needs and what will happen next.
Includes what to expect from your early years provider Portage - supporting pre-school children with SEND pre-school children with sensory impairments
Find out how to choose a school that meets your child's needs or how to get additional support (including how to get an EHC Plan).
Includes what EHC plans are for annual reviews phase transfers personal budgets
Information for families about SEND services during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The move towards adulthood can be challenging. You'll need to consider issues such as housing, education, work and adult social care.
Health services that support children and young people with their physical, emotional and mental health needs.
Find out more about the local offer, give feedback and shape SEND services and information.
Read the SEND strategy, dyslexia policy and the autism pathway documents.
We've been bringing together parents, carers, young people, practitioners and senior leaders to understand how we can work together to improve the service.
Find out about the latest SEND improvements being made in Kent.
Contact numbers for our SEND teams and SEND support groups.
There are many voluntary organisations, support groups and advice charities active in Kent that can help you, often for free.
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