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This section will provide information on policies (both local and national) pathways and documents which parents, carers, young people and practitioners may find useful.

LOCAL 

Reading Borough Council Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Strategy 2017 – 2022

The Reading Road to Success

Your Child’s Statement & the new Education Health & Care Plans

DIRECT PAYMENTS START UP GUIDE

Statutory timescales for EHC needs assessment and EHC plan Development

A Guide to Requesting an Education, Health & Care Plan

YOUR CHILD’S ANNUAL REVIEW OF HIS/HER EDUCATION, HEALTH AND CARE PLAN OR STATEMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS A GUIDE FOR PARENTS OF PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN

YOUR CHILD’S ANNUAL REVIEW OF HIS/HER EDUCATION, HEALTH AND CARE PLAN OR STATEMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS A GUIDE FOR PARENTS/CARERS OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE FROM SCHOOL AGE TO 25 YEARS

Meeting Your Child’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - A Guide for Parents / Carers

SEN Support in mainstream schools - This information is about the support that mainstream schools should provide for children with special educational needs (SEN).

We want to tell you…. Collecting your Thoughts, Opinions & Views for your Child’s Needs Assessment

Statutory Education, Health & Care Plan - Template August 2017

TIMETABLE FOR ASSESSMENT

Information on the new EHC Plans June 2015

Reading’s Autism Strategy for Children, Young People and Adults 2015 - 2018

Short Breaks Services Statement for Families and Children/Young People with SEND 0-19 - Reading Borough Council 2017/2018

Reading Borough Council Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

SCHOOL TRANSPORT SERVICE GENERAL POLICY

ORDINARILY AVAILABLE statement - Provision the local authority expects to be made available by schools, early years and post-16 providers

Annual Review Guidance - RBC

Annual Review Report

RBC Conversion Plan January 2017

EHC Plan Template

RBC Feedback Questionnaire

RBC Transfer Review at a glance

Young People with SEND who are in Custody

Reading's Health & Wellbeing Strategy 2017 - 2020

Berkshire Sensory Consortium Services Presentation

National Trial – SEND Tribunal Single Route of Redress

Exclusion from school – a guide for parents 

16+ ACCOMMODATION AND SUPPORT PROVISION MINIMUM SERVICE STANDARDS AND EXPECTATIONS - March 2018

Graduated Approach Document for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged 0-5 years - May 2018

NATIONAL

Special educational needs and disability A guide for parents and carers August 2014

SEND Support: easy-read guide for children & young people

Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years Statutory guidance for organisations which work with and support children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities January 2015

Children and Families Act 2014

The young person’s guide to the Children and Families Act 2014 September 2014

National Framework for Children and Young People’s Continuing Care 2016

Joint inspections of local area special educational needs or disabilities (or both) provision

Local area SEND inspection: framework

School Inspection handbook

Local area SEND inspections: information for parents

Guidance on EHC Plans for 19-25 year olds with SEND

Single Route of Redress National Trial - Guidance and Toolkit

Transition - A quick guide to supporting the needs of pupils and their families when moving between educational settings 

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