On 1st September 2014, the Children and Families Act 2014 introduced a new framework for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) representing the biggest shift in SEN for 30 years. Please refer to the letter from Edward Timpson, Minister for Children and Families – April 2014 below.
Letter from Edward Timpson
All Local Authorities are required to publish information on ‘the Local Offer’ about all SEND services, along with details of any eligibility for specialist services and a signpost to support for those who do not meet thresholds.
The Local Authority Offer
Arrangements for Supporting Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (April 2014) Click here SEND Support Arrangements
For further information please visit the websites listed below:-
Guide For Parents – Click here SEND Guide For Parents
Glossary of SEND Terms – Click here Glossary of SEND terms