A guide for parents
This guide is for parents of children with special educational needs and parents of disabled children in England who want to know how to get help for their child at school. It only applies to Wales and we have written a separate guide for England.
SEN reform process in Wales
Please be aware that some changes brought in by the SEN reform process in Wales will come into force from September 2021. We will be producing an updated guide explaining the new system in due course. In the meantime, this guide remains accurate for children who currently have special educational provision via a statement or are either waiting for or are in the process of a SEN assessment until such time as they transfer to the new system. More information about the timetable for phased implementation of the new system can be found here.