Teenagers and young adults
Support for young people and adults with special educational needs who are 16 to 25 years old.
New SEND strategy for 2021-2026
Support with special educational needs and disabilities
What special educational needs and disabilities means
Find out about what special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) means and the legal definition.
Get help if you’re worried about your child’s development or learning
Contact your child's nursery, playgroup, childminder, school, college or Amaze, our local Information, Advice and Support service.
Get social care support with special educational needs and disabilities
How to get support provided by our council, called social care, for children and young people 0 to 25 years old.
Support at school or college
How schools and colleges support children and young people
Schools will work with you and your child to provide support with their special educational needs or disabilities.
How schools are funded to support children with SEND
Your child's school or college may be able to apply for funding to support your child with special educational needs and disabilities.
How to apply for a school place if your child has 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.
Support when you leave school at 16
Get ready for adult life
How to find training courses, internships, apprenticeships, volunteering opportunities, jobs, a place to live and where to get support.
Fun activities and clubs
Tell us what you think about our Local Offer
Give us your feedback to help us improve the support and services we offer for children, young people and families.