EHCP – frequently asked questions

On this page you will find answers to common questions about Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP).

My child hasn’t started pre-school or school yet. Can they have an EHC assessment and EHC Plan? SHOW

Does the EHCP have the same legal status as a Statement of Special Educational Needs? SHOW

How will I be involved in the EHC assessment process? SHOW

What happens if I need further information or disagree with the decisions made about my child’s Education, Health and Care needs? SHOW

Can I appeal to the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Tribunal? SHOW