Other resources

Guides for parents and carers


Education, Health and Care Plans


CDC

Education, Health and Care plans: Examples of good practice

The Council for Disabled Children has produced two resources  to support the development of skills in writing good quality Education, Health and Care plans.

Education, Health and Care plans: examples of good practice

Education, Health and Care plans: examples of good practice from year 9 and beyond


Special Educational Needs Code of Practice 2015

sen-code-of-practiceThe SEND Code of Practice 2015 provides statutory guidance for organisations (this includes schools and settings) working with and supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. The SEND Code of Practice covers the 0-25 age range. A guide for parents is available.



Guides for young people

The Young Person’s Guide to the Children and Families Act 2014

This Guide gives young people a good summary of what they need to know about the Children and Families Act 2014thumbnail_young_person_s_guide_to_the_children_and_families_act-pdf

Click here to view and download a copy of The Young Person’s Guide to the Children and Families Act 2014


Personal Independence Payment and other benefits at 16caf-pip-guide

Contact has produced this new guide which looks at the benefits it may be possible for a young disabled person to claim once they turn 16 years of age. Click here to download this guide.

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