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Your Guide to Education Health & Care (EHC) Plans

Children and young people who need extra help with learning may need an Education, Health and Care plan.

About EHC Plans

Everyone will have a different plan because it is all about you. We are all different.

What is an Annual Review?

Your EHC plan will be reviewed every 12 months to make sure that it is up to date and that it still relevant for your current needs.

What is a Personal Budget?

A Personal Budget for SEN is money to pay for support as part of your Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

What can I do if the LA stops my EHCP?

When a local authority decides to stop or take away an Education Health & Care plan, this is called ceasing to maintain the EHCP.

What happens if I don't agree?

Many problems can be sorted out by talking with your school, college, local authority or health services.