The following videos have been produced by the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) to help you understand more about some of the terms you might hear.
What you need to know about the Local Offer
This film talks about the Local Offer which is part of the new SEND law that came in on 1st September 2014.
What are Education Health and Care (EHC) Plans?
This film is about how the new law that took effect on 1st September 2014 and talks about how statements of SEN will be changing to Education, Health and Care plans.
Making decisions about the SEND support you need
This film is part of a series that talk about the new law on SEND. The law took effect on on 1st September 2014 and gives children, young people and their parents more say over the support that they receive.
What you need to know about the SEND reforms for post-16 support
The new SEND reforms take effect on 1st September changing the way that children, young people and their families access services. This film has been produced to explain exactly what that means for young people 16 and over.