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The information on this page is for families in England only. I live in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales.
As a parent you are an expert on your child. If you are requesting an Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment, or providing further information as part of the assessment itself, it is important to give clear information about your child’s needs.
Read our information about education in Wales.
Find out about the system of support for children with special educational needs in Northern Ireland on the NI Education Authority website or Senac (special educational needs advice centre).
In Scotland, the system of support for children with additional support needs is called additional support for learning. You can read more about it on the Enquire website.