The Local Offer for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

A single place to come for information and advice for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) aged 0-25, and their families.

Find out about

What to do if you think your child has SEND

What are Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and how to identify them

Supporting your child in educational settings

Information about SEN Support, our graduated approach and the Education, Health and Care needs assessment process

Annual reviews of EHC plans

What happens at the annual review, how to prepare and what to expect

Information, support and advice


Finding the right school or nursery, information on applying for a place, special schools and SEND support in mainstream education

Health and wellbeing

Information on local health services, including occupational therapy and support with mental health and emotional wellbeing

Social Care

Social care services for children and young people with SEND and support for parents and carers

Benefits and money

Information on the different financial support for children with SEND and their families

Travel, transport and getting around

Help available with getting to school, discount travel schemes and parking assistance

Information, help and support services

Local services and national organisations offering free, independent help and advice

Activities and things to do

There are a wide range of organisations, clubs and activities that support children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Brent.