What is Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disability?

A young person who has special educational needs may:

  • Find it harder to learn than other people of their age
  • Face challenges that make it hard to go to school or college
  • Need extra or different support to learn

A young person who has a disability may:

  • Have problems with their health
  • Find it harder to do things than other people

There have been some changes to how things work – click on the link below to see what:

If you are still in high school click the 11-16 picture, if you’ve left school to go somewhere else, click the 16-25 one.

What you need to know SEND Reforms 11-16 (young people)                     What you need to know SEND Reforms 16-25 (young people)



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