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There's a lot of help available in the early years, including from health visitors and family centres.
If SEN support isn't enough, then an Education, Health and Care Plan might be the next step. Here's the full process.
Find courses, clubs and events for you and your family, and short breaks and childcare too.
Learn about the education support your child is entitled to, the different types of education available and how to get help to access learning if your child can't go into school.
Learn about the financial support you can apply for yourself, and what funding is available to education providers too.
Thinking about your child's future early can help to relieve some of the worries you might have. We've got advice for how you and your child can prepare.
Find services who can help children and young people with SEND, and learn more about how you can access specialist support.
There are a lot of organisations who can support the parents, carers and families of children and young people with SEND in Hertfordshire.
Tell us what you think of a service or our website, and find out about complaints processes for schools, the council and the NHS.
When your child is in their nursery, school or college years, most of the support you can get for their development is accessed through their place of education.
Schools must put in place a SEN support plan for your child if they require it.
Learn about the roles and responsibilities of a SENCO - they are there to help you.
Here you can find all of the specialist teams who can be accessed via your school.
About the types of funding education providers receive to support children with SEND.
If your child has an EHCP, you might be eligible for home to school transport.
Advice and information to support you and your child through key transitions in their education
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