Afasic SEND factsheetsOn 1 September 2014 substantial changes were introduced to the Special Educational Needs system in England.  The government reforms aim to improve outcomes and put parent’s, children’s and young people’s views at the centre of the process.

This pack of factsheets has been designed not only for parents of children with ‘statements’ but for all parents who have concerns about their child’s (or children’s) speech and language development.

Factsheet 1 - Introduction (142.6 KiB, 3,406 hits)

Factsheet 2 - Speech, language and communication needs (145.6 KiB, 5,354 hits)

Factsheet 3 - The Children and Families Act 2014 (150.0 KiB, 3,236 hits)

Factsheet 4 - What is the Local Offer? (146.7 KiB, 3,125 hits)

Factsheet 5 - What is Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan? (143.5 KiB, 3,738 hits)

Factsheet 6 - What are personal budgets and direct payments? (153.3 KiB, 2,934 hits)

Factsheet 7 - What is mediation? (141.2 KiB, 2,416 hits)

Factsheet 8 - What are Independent Supporters? (141.6 KiB, 2,564 hits)

Factsheet 9 - School duties and question to ask (148.1 KiB, 3,606 hits)

Factsheet 10 - The SEND Tribunal (142.1 KiB, 2,542 hits)

Factsheet 11 - Glossary (153.3 KiB, 2,948 hits)

Factsheet 12 - Further info and contacts (143.9 KiB, 3,029 hits)

Parents may also find useful:
Communicating the Code – this resource contains practical information, case studies and links to other useful items.