Health care for children with SEND

Find health help and support for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND)

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In this section

Healthcare and support services

Physical and mental health support and advice

Healthcare support in hospital

Physical and mental health services in hospitals

Emotional and mental health support

Crisis support, suicide prevention, mental health

Healthcare services for young people aged 18+

Healthcare services available for over 18s

Healthcare for children under 5

Caring for young children with complex needs

Support in school for medical conditions

Extra help for pupils with medical needs

Support for carers

Short breaks, legal advice, support, and resources

Support services

Changes to your home and specialist equipment

Adapt your home and install assistive equipment

Substance Misuse Recovery Service

Advice, recovery planning, detox and rehab support

NHS mental health and behavioural support

Support for children, young people and adults with learning disabilities or autism

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