Guidance

SEND: guide for social care professionals

A guide for social care professionals on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability.

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This guide is for:

  • social care practitioners
  • social care commissioners

It explains the duties and responsibilities of social care professionals who deal with children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) and their families.

This guide should be read alongside the ‘Special education needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25’.