Once the Send Operations Team have all the information and reports they need they will decide if you need an Education, Health & Care plan.
- They may say that you don’t need an Education, Health & Care plan. If you do not agree then you can say so.
- They may say you do need an Education, Health & Care plan. For more information on what a plan will look like and what it means for you see section Your Guide to Education Health & Care Plans.
If they tell you they are writing an EHCP, then the meeting will be used to look a draft version of the plan. You will be given the chance to tell SEND Operations if you are happy with this draft plan, or talk about any changes that you want to be made
Your EHCP must be finished (finalised) within 20 weeks of the request for the assessment.
For more information on what a plan will look like and what it means for you see section Your Guide to Education Health & Care Plans.
If you don't agree what is written in your plan, you can say so.
We can help you think about any decision the SEND Operations Team have made and help you think about what to do.
If you do not agree with any of the local authority’s decisions, you can read our section on what to do if I don’t agree and read the Guidance for young people if you don’t agree with decisions made.
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It is a detailed look at what you might need help with. Lots of people think about what you might need and then write reports.
You can ask the SEND Operations Team for an Education, Health & Care Needs assessment if you are 25 years old or under and you think you might need one.