The government is transforming the system for children and young people with special educational needs (SEN), including those who are disabled, so that you get as much support as you need.
The Children and Families Act will give you more control and choice in decisions that affect you, meaning you will get the help and support you need. Under the new Act
- Replacing your old statements with a new birth- to-25 education, health and care plan
- Offering families personal budgets
Improving cooperation between all the services that support children and their families, particularly requiring local authorities and health authorities to work together.
Download the Your Choice in Medway booklet SEN pdf here