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SEND information and guidance for Early Years Practitioners

This section aims to provide useful information and guidance about SEND matters for professionals in the Early Years sector:


Concerns about a child: what to do


SEND toolkit

Identifying children with SEND: information and guidance


Guide for Childminders


EY SEND audit


The four-part 'graduated approach'


Pen Green SEND assessment
in the EY


EY ASD checklist


EHC Needs Assessment


EHC Plan


WellComm information
and training video

Referrals pathway and related information:


Early Years SEND 0-5 Pathway


Early Help Service


Child Development Service


Educational Psychology (EP)


Speech and Language (SALT)


Occupational Therapy (OT)


Autism EY Intervention Team


Hearing support


Visual impairment


Children's physiotherapy


Early Intervention Service team
(formerly Short Breaks)


Bi-Borough Inclusion Service

Supporting speech, communication and language:


WellComm


Speech and language monitoring tool and videos


Supporting children to communicate


SALT resources

Other useful information and resources:


SEND funding


SEND support flowchart


SEND pen portrait


Inclusion passport and exemplar


Additional resources and guidance

For SEND related training opportunities, visit the Training for Early Years Professionals page.

If you have any queries, please contact the BBEECS Team: Bi-Borough Early Education and Childcare Service team.

Last Updated 27/10/2022

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