SEND reforms in the Early Year Settings

Written by Council For Disabled ChildrenDate 29 Feb 2016

This briefing summarises SEN and disability responsibilities in the early years and can be used by settings to review their progress in implementing the reforms.

Research tells us conclusively that high quality care and learning experiences in the early years have a significant impact on outcomes for children and lay the foundations for better life chances. There is no group for whom this is more important than young disabled children and young children with SEN. What does this mean for early years settings?