Children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) find it harder to learn than other children of the same age.
Contact your child's nursery, playgroup, childminder, school, college or Amaze, our local Information, Advice and Support service.
How to get support provided by our council, called social care, for children and young people 0 to 25 years old.
Free bus passes, disabled parking, borrowing wheelchairs, and how to get about if you can't use public transport.
Schools will work with you and your child to provide support with their special educational needs or disabilities.
Your child's school or college may be able to apply for funding to support your child with special educational needs and disabilities.
How to apply for school in Brighton & Hove and what to do if your child has an education, health and care (EHC) plan.
Most children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities get the support they need from their childcare provider, school or college.
How to find training courses, internships, apprenticeships, volunteering opportunities, jobs, a place to live and where to get support.
You may be able to apply for Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) to cover some of the extra costs with difficulties you have.
Where to find fun activities in Brighton & Hove and accessibility information for local cinemas, restaurants and hotels.
Give us your feedback to help us improve the support and services we offer for children, young people and families.
Get in touch with one of our teams for help and information.
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