The Definition of SEN and DisabilitiesEmail this page
Children and young people who have special educational needs (SEN) do not necessarily have a disability. Some disabled children and young people do not have special educational needs. There is a lot of overlap between the two groups though.
Explaining SEN and disabilities, and overlaps between the two.
Information on identifying health needs, seeking a diagnosis and getting the most out of your health appointment
Information on benefits entitlements and allowances
The Essex Family Forum have written and produced a pack which is full of useful information for families with a neurodiverse child.
Information on carers assessments and needs assessments, carers respite & social care provision in an EHC plan