Support for children and young people with special educational needs who are 5 to 16 years old.
Find out about what special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) means and the legal definition.
Contact your child's nursery, playgroup, childminder, school, college or Amaze, our local Information, Advice and Support service.
Schools will work with you and your child to provide support with their special educational needs or disabilities.
How to apply for school in Brighton & Hove and what to do if your child has an education, health and care (EHC) plan.
If a child or young person does not attend school, or finds it very difficult to attend school full time because they have social communication difficulties, they could get support. We call this support our social communication resource.
Most children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities get the support they need from their childcare provider, school or college without an EHC plan.
Where to find after school clubs, holiday schemes and overnight care so that children can have fun while parents or carers take a break.
Give us your feedback to help us improve the support and services we offer for children, young people and families.
Get in touch with one of our teams for help and information.