Factsheets Children and Families Act 2014

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The Council for Disabled Children have produced a number of useful factsheets to provide additional information to Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Services, practitioners, parents, carers and young people.

1. An introduction to Part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014

2. Key Definitions under part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014

3. Duties on schools

4. Education and Health Needs Assessments

5. Education Health and Care Plan

6. Health Assessments and Duties

7. Social care assessments and duties: Children and young people under 18

8. Social care assessments and duties: Children and young people over 18

9. Duties to parent carers and carer’s assessments

10. The Local Offer

11. Advocacy

12. Consultation Duties

13. Information, Advice and Support

14. Overview of Support for pupils with Medical Conditions
14a. Statutory guidance for supporting pupils at school with medical conditions
14b. Supporting pupils with medical conditions: other useful resources

15. SEN Support Early Years

16. SEN Support Schools

17. SEN Support Further Education

18. Personal budgets

19. Direct Payments

20. Annual Review and Re-assessments

21. Preparing for adulthood

22. Implementation and transitional arrangements

23. Mediation

24. Appeals to the First- tier (SEND) Tribunal

25. Making complaints

26. Judicial Review

27. Availability of Legal Aid

28. Organisations who can provide specialist advice and support

29. Mental Capacity Act