By the numbers: Younger SEND children ‘get better support’
SEND children under the age of 10 have a more positive experience of education, health and care plans, research suggests
Young children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) benefit more from education, health and care (EHC) plans than older children and young adults, a new government survey suggests.
According to the Experiences of Education, Health and Care Plans report, written by Government Social Research and based on a survey of more than 13,000 parents and young people, 84 per cent of parents of a child with SEND under the age of 5 said that an EHC plan had led to their child getting the support they needed. This compared with just 61 per cent of young people aged 16-25 with an EHC plan ...