EHCP Information

This page brings together links to information about education, health and care plans (EHCPs) and information produced by the Fair4All Education team. It will be constantly updated and expanded.


 

Resources From Fair4All Education Team

The resources below have been produced by the Fair4All Education team, and are unique to BuDS.

A coloured flowchart showing the legal timeframe for EHCP agreements. Email fair4alleducation@buds.org.uk for alternative formats

This flowchart sets out the legal time limits which local authorities must follow when an EHCP is requested.


A coloured flowchart showing the legal timeframe for EHCP agreements. Email fair4alleducation@buds.org.uk for alternative formats

This flowchart sets out the legal time limits which local authorities must follow when refusing to issue an EHCP.


 

Other EHCP Resources

Below are links to third party organisations, who provide information about EHCPs. They have all been approved by the Fair4All Education team, and the information contained within them is reliable and accurate.


This page comes from the Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (IPSEA). It covers the fundamentals of EHCPs, along with FAQ’s, how to ask for an ECHP, what to do when it arrives, and more. Find out more here.


The IPSEA also provide information on appealing decisions related to EHCPs. This is both for general appeals, and specifically for EHCPs. Find out more using these links.


These pages come from an organisation called The Special Needs Jungle, who aim to help families through the special needs system. They provide flowcharts and an EHCP checklist, which can be accessed using these links.


These pages come from an organisation called SOS!SEN, who support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. They provide information sheets about EHCPs, as well as a pdf explaining EHCPs in detail. These can be accessed using these links.