Children under 5

Find help and support for children under 5 with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) and their families

Pre school children playing a parachute game outside

Advice, support and guidance

I think my child might have SEND

Resources to support children with SEND

Who to contact for SEND advice and guidance

SENDIASS, NHS, and council support services

Our autism support service

Support for children across the autism spectrum

In this section

Assessments for children with a disability

Check if your child is eligible for services

Children's centres

What's on at our children's centres and membership

Early Help Service

Whole-family and group-based support for children

Education, Health, and Care needs assessment

What is an EHCP and how to apply for an assessment

Healthcare for children under 5

Caring for young children with complex needs

Support for pre school children

Ordinarily Available Provision and Local Offers

Short breaks for children and young people with SEND

Guidance, support services, and contact details

Changes to your home and specialist equipment

Adapt your home and install assistive equipment

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