Social care for children with SEND

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

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In this section

Assessments for children with a disability

Check if your child is eligible for services

Changes to your home and specialist equipment

Adapt your home and install assistive equipment

Children in Care Council

Giving a voice to care-experienced children

Early Help Service

Whole-family and group-based support for children

Short breaks and respite services

Types of breaks and finding a personal assistant

Support for carers

Short breaks, legal advice, support, and resources

Transitioning to adult social care

Moving from children's to adult's care services

Who to contact for SEND advice and guidance

SENDIASS, NHS, and council support services

Contact our services


Support service for autistic children and families

Children with Disabilities Team

Assessment for children with disabilities

Family Intervention Resources and Support Team (FIRST)

Helping families with behavioural and sleep issues

Preparing for Adulthood Team

Helping to transition young people into adult care

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