General SEND

HPCI SEND DirectoryFor full details click here. This was created in March 2013. In it you will find the names of national and local organisations that may be of interest to you.
The Code of Practice provides statutory guidance on duties, policies and procedures relating to Part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014 and associated regulations and applies to England. It relates to children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) and disabled children and young people.
 Code of Practice – latest version can be found here
 Transitional arrangements can be found here
Below are  documents that relate to the different stages of the SEND journey
SEN Support and the graduated response


For more information on all Hertfordshire documents and related guidance please visit the Hertfordshire Grid for Learning website

Introduction to the Care Act 2014 – this factsheet is from  Contact a Family.  This one gives an overview of the rights of families with a young person who may need support to prepare for the transition to adult services, young carers who are approaching 18 and disabled young adults (18 and above).

It can be downloaded here introduction_to_the_care_act_2014_-_england

Planning for Adulthood –  year 9 onwards. (Also referred to as Transition but not to be confused with transition from a statement to an EHCP)