SEND Reforms

New legislation and a code of practice for special educational needs and disability (SEND) went live on 1 September 2014. BACCH and BACD have worked together to produce the following resources for paediatricians and other health professionals.

SEND Inspections – One Year On (review by Dr Paul Wright) Dec. 2017
SEND Reforms: update for BACCH Council June 2015
Model job description for designated medical officer (DMO) for special educational needs and disability (SEND) (England Aug. 2014
Delivery of SEND for paediatrics and child health services: What will an excellent service look like? Aug. 2014
Medical advice for education: Recommendations for Paediatricians Aug. 2014

Examples of medical advice templates for Education Health and Care Plan assessment:

  1. Hackney
  2. Kent
  3. Tower Hamlets
  4. West Hertfordshire

Additional information:

Further enquiries to the BACCH office ([email protected])

Page last updated Dec. 2017


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