Support for SEND
What SEND means
SEND is short for special educational needs and disabilities. If a child or young person has special educational needs and disabilities, what does that mean?
When a child or young person has special educational needs
Section 20 Children and Families Act 2014 says that a child or young person has Special Educational Needs (SEN) if they have ‘a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special education provision to be made for him or her’.
These definitions will help to explain what this means: