Education Health Care Plans

  • What is an Education Health Care Plan (‘EHC’)
  • Requesting an EHC needs assessment
  • How to contact the local authority to make a parental request
  • All about Me
  • Family views
  • Deciding whether to proceed with assessment
  • Refusal to assess
  • Decision to carry out an EHC needs assessment
  • I don’t understand why the local authority refused to carry out an assessment
  • I don’t agree with the ‘refusal to assess’ decision, what can I do?
  • Decision to carry out an EHC needs assessment
  • Decision to issue an EHC plan
  • Deciding whether to issue an EHC plan
  • Decision not to issue an EHC plan
  • I don’t agree with the ‘refusal to issue a plan’ decision, what can I do?
  • Draft EHC plan
  • Finalising the plan
  • Once finalised
  • What if the provision in a plan is not being made?
  • Reviewing the plan
  • Mediation
  • Before the mediation meeting
  • At the meeting
  • After the meeting
  • Appealing to the SEND Tribunal
  • Tribunal powers to consider Health and Social care needs and provision
  • Lodging an appeal
  • How do I start my appeal?
  • What happens next?
  • The Hearing
  • After the Hearing
  • SEND Tribunal forms
  • Legal Aid