Independent Support

Independent Support is a national, government funded programme to support the recent Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Reforms and the new Children & Families Act 2014.

Independent Supporters are available to help young people and parents through the new assessment process and development of an Education Health & Care (EHC) Plans. Support can be available for:

  • young people or parents/carers of children being assessed for an EHC plan (new entrants)
  • young people or parents/carers of children with a Statement of SEN converting to an EHC Plan and
  • young people with a Learning Difficulty Assessment (LDA) converting to an EHC Plan

In Bracknell Forest the service is being provided by Adviza and Bracknell Forest Information, Advice & Support Service. Initial referrals are being taken by Bracknell Forest Information, Advice & Support Service.

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