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EHC Needs Assessment (EHCP) forms and paperwork


UPDATED: 1st June 2020


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If you are a parent or carer (with parental responsibility) or a young person aged 16 or over you are able to make a request for Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions about Education, Health and Care Needs Requests/Assessments/Plans


    Questions & Answers about EHCNA and Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)


    Below are questions that may help you when considering applying for an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment. All questions and answers are aimed at the parent carer, or the young person themselves, depending on who is applying. However, in the wording we will just use the word ‘you’ and ‘your’, but for the parent carer these terms will refer to your child.


    What should I do before I apply for an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment (EHCNA)?

    I need support to request for an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). Who can help me?

    How do I request for an EHCNA?

    What happens if I don’t agree with the outcomes for my child?

    What happens when a request for an EHC Plan Assessment is turned down?

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