All early years providers in the maintained, private, voluntary and independent sectors that a local authority funds, are required to have regard to the 0-25 SEND Code of Practice
Early years providers must have arrangements in place to support children with SEN or disabilities. These arrangements should include a clear approach to identifying and responding to SEN. The benefits of early identification are widely recognised – identifying need at the earliest point, and then making effective provision, improves long-term outcomes for children.
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Sefton Family Wellbeing Centres in Sefton are supported by Sefton Council's Aiming High for Disabled Children service, providing vital sessions for young children with additional needs.
We are always looking at improving Sefton’s SEND Local Offer, please click here to give us feedback.