ENYAN Charity backs overhaul of SEND system

A charity has said an overhaul of support for children with special educational needs is necessary because changes currently being implemented are restricting access to support for young people.

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) told CYP Now that education, health and care (EHC) plans, which are being gradually introduced as a replacement for SEN statements, either need to be scrapped or have a major revamp as the system is beset with problems.

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