Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

Find services and support for young people aged 0 to 25 with special educational needs and disability on the local offer website

You can find support for special needs and disabilities on the Local Offer website.

The Local Offer gives information about support available in Essex for children and young people aged between 0 to 25, with Special Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

You can use the Local Offer to:

  • understand what to do if you're new to SEND
  • browse for local support such as support groups, fun activities or specialist healthcare
  • find out what to do in a complex situation, for example if you need to appeal a decision
  • get advice for young adults with SEND, such as housing and employment support