Support for families and young people
An Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) is a document which supports children and young people with special educational needs in education.
City College Plymouth and school sixth forms have a wide range of pathways that are open to young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
If you're a student, 16 or over, with special or medical needs and can't use public transport, we may be able to provide assistance with transport.
For most young people, and especially those with an Education, Health and Care Plan, growing up and becoming an adult is a time of change and development as they move towards personal independence and set out on their life path. This process is called transition pathway planning.
Links to national websites you may find useful.
For most young people growing up, and especially those with an Education, Health and Care Plan, growing up and becoming an adult is a time of change and development as they move towards personal independence and set out on their life path.
If you think you may have a special educational need or disability (SEND), it can be really worrying. The purpose of this section of Plymouth's local offer is to give you some ideas about what to do next.
This pack is for adults living in Plymouth who have received a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). We have produced this for you because we know it can be difficult to find out what information and support is on offer and how best to find it.
Personal budgets are designed to help families have more control over their lives. A personal budget is made up of resources that can be used flexibly to support a child or young person with their education, health and/or care needs, as identified in their care and support plan.
Organisations that can help you if you're worried about your child's mental health.
This page includes information on the Mental Capacity Act and why it is important to plan futures for young people.
Plymouth's 'SENCO Guide' offers information, resources and signposting for SENCOS and other professionals to support with Special Educational Needs and disabilities(SEND) policy and practice.