Where a child or young person has an EHC plan, it must be reviewed annually by the LA. The first review of the EHC plan must be held within 12 months of the plan being finalised. Subsequent reviews must be held within 12 months of the previous review.
The process the Local Authority must follow when reviewing an EHC plan is set out by law and is described in detail in the SEN and Disability Code of Practice 2015.
Families have the right to formally appeal to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST).
Complaint letter template for when the Local Authority (LA) has not issued the final Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan following transition.
Complaint letter template for when the Local Authority (LA) have not issued the final Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan following assessment.
Complaint letter template for when a local authority does not respond to a request for assessment within the 6 week time limit.
Complaint letter template for when the special educational provision on the Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan is not being made.
High Needs Funding Matrix
High Needs Funding Matrix Category of Need Descriptors
High Needs Funding Matrix: How the Local Authority makes decisions
Funding for children with special educational needs or disability in Herefordshire.
Statutory guidance for local authorities
Timescales (August 2015)
Personal wheelchair budgets are replacing the wheelchair voucher scheme. They build on progress to offer personal health budgets to more groups of people and ensure people receive care that is right for them.
There is a legal responsibility placed on NHS bodies to respond to requests for advice and information as part of EHC assessments within six weeks of the date on which they receive the request. This document explains how this works in detail.
Support, services and information available for children and young people, from birth to 25 years, with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their families.