Help for children with a long-term illness or disability

Illness and your child's education, your rights and support if you have a disabled child.


  1. Help if you have a disabled child

    Your rights and the support you can get if you have a disabled child, including childcare, car costs, house adaptations and education

  2. Illness and your child's education

    What happens if your child can't go to school for health reasons - responsibilities of the local council and school and how medical needs are handled at school

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Education for children with health needs who cannot attend school
  2. SEND support: easy-read guide for parents
  3. SEND support: easy-read guide for children and young people
  4. Residential holiday scheme for disabled children: do you need to register?
  5. Providing intense support for families with multiple and complex needs: manager guidance
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