Information and advice

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The fact sheets and videos on this page provide information and advice for helping children and young people with special educational needs.

Fact sheets

The following fact sheets are provided in easy read format in the related documents section of this page.

  • information, advice and support you can get
  • keeping what you say private
  • finding out what support you need
  • getting the right kind of support
  • finding out about support near you
  • personal budgets


The special educational needs and disability (SEND) reforms came into effect on 1 September 2014.

The videos in our links to other useful websites section explain exactly what that means for children and young people.