Special Educational Needs and disability (SEND) in Practice is designed to support
practitioners, managers and staff with clear and accessible information on the duties and
responsibilities of providers of early years education who care for children with special
educational needs and disability.
The book includes chapters on:
- What is SEND?
- Legislation and statutory government policy
- Strategies to remove barriers to learning and ways to support children with specific conditions
- The role of the SENCO, working with other professionals and multi-agency support
- Child protection and available funding and benefits
- Resources and training.
Whatever the setting, this book provides in-depth knowledge and understanding of SEND
policy in the EYFS, advice on how to ensure that best practice is applied consistently and
effectively in daily provision, as well as clarity on what resources and funding are available to
support families outside the setting.