Lincolnshire County Council's Accessibility Strategy sets out our intentions to ensure effective access to education is available for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in the county.
The Accessibility Strategy covers these 3 areas:
- High quality curriculum and support
- Inclusive and accessible environment
- High quality information and support
These 3 sections match the 3 key elements required of an Accessibility Strategy as laid out in Section 88 of the Equality Act 2010.
Identifying and assessing children's needs in the Early Years
1. Early Years and Starting Primary School 2. Identifying and Assessing Children's needs in Early Years 3. Services…
Criteria of support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) 0-25 years
The 'Criteria of support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) 0-25 years' document fulfils a DfE requirement that each Local Authority (LA) explains the special educational provision it expects to be made from within an educational settings budget…
Early Years Inclusion Funding
1. Early Years Inclusion Funding 2. Early Years Inclusion Funding Frequently Asked Questions
Services Supporting Inclusion in Schools
The following services will be helpful in preventing exclusion in schools. Please be aware this is not an exhaustive list and other services will be available via keywords on the Family Services Directory.
Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC)
What is an Education, Health and Care plan? Also known as an EHC Plan, the plans are legal documents that local authorities have to follow and include information and support about the child/young person’s special education needs, as well as health and social care where…
Education, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment
One of the aims of the Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment and planning process is that families will have all their needs recorded in one place preventing the need for repetition. Your child’s school or other education setting will often be able to…
Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC) Eligibility
1. EHC Plan (Eligibility and Request) 2. EHC Assessment 3. EHC Plan's 4. EHC Implementation and Annual Reviews 5. Personal Budgets …
SEN Support and Graduated Approach
SEN Support SEN (Special Educational Need) Support replaces previously used terminology of Early Years/School Action and Early Years/School Action Plus. Special Educational Needs are often first identified in an education setting. The setting, whether it be early years (such as nurseries or childminders), schools or…
Medical Funding Guidance
Medical funding is available for school age children/young people whose needs have changed significantly due to medical reasons; it is used to fund short term interventions to ensure consistency of access to education. The Local Authority will consider providing funding for two full terms (24…