Resources and Guides for Download
At Full of Life we recognise that early years can be a particularly challenging time for any family,
but it is particularly challenging if your child has received a diagnosis.
Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans are legal documents which were introduced with
the Children and Family Act 2014, to replace Statements of Special Educational Needs and Learning Difficulty Assessments (LDA’s).
An Annual Review is a review of a child or young person’s Education Health and Care (EHC) plan.
Bullying is when one person, or a group of people, where there is an imbalance of power, intentionally act in a harmful way towards an individual.
Exclusion from school means that your child is not allowed to attend school either for a fixed amount of time or else permanently from school.
SEN Support is the process used to identify and meet the needs of children with Special Educational Needs. Schools and nurseries have a legal duty to support children with SEN.
Mediation is a form of disagreement resolution that is less formal than a court of law. The 2014 Children and Families Act brought in a requirement for those intending to appeal to the SEND Tribunal to consider mediation before submitting their appeal application
Transition from Children’s Services to Adult Services
Transition is a process where an individual transfers from children’s services to adult services.
In year 9 (ages 13-14) you will have an annual review which focuses on transition. In this meeting you should be discussing what will happen to your child once their current education phase ends
A health and social care assessment is carried out by social services to find out what help and support you need – like healthcare, equipment, help in your home or residential care.
Residential care refers to long-term care given to adults who stay in a residential setting
The Local Offer sets out the services and support that the local authority thinks will be available in RBKC for children and young adults under the age of 25 with special educational needs or a disability
Sensory integration is the process by which we receive information through our senses (such as our eyes, ears and skin), organize the information, and then use it to respond and participate in everyday activities
A person with a learning difficulty may find it harder, than others of their age, to understand, learn and remember new things.