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Getting the support you need

If you have a learning difficulty, a disability or other additional needs, support is available to help you make progress in education and training. Dreamfrontpage

Support for children and young people in education


Link to our leaflet

"Support for children and young people in education"


Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans

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"Education, Health and Care Plans"

An Independent Supporter can help you navigate the EHC needs assessment and Annual Review processes

Read a young person's experience of Independent Support

Watch the Council for Disabled Children's video about the Annual Review process


Other useful information

The Council for Disabled Children has created a film explaining the law around special educational needs and disability

Watch the video

The Department for Education has also produced information see link below

Young person's guide to the Children and Families Act 2014