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An Introduction to the Local Offer and Education, Health and Care Plans

British Sign Language

This leaflet provides an overview of the Local Offer and the new Education, Health and Care (EHC) assessment process.

To view this leaflet please click on the document to your right.

If you would like to follow a signed version of this page, please click on the BSL logo above.

You may also want to view the EHC Panel Guidance.

This guidance document provides detailed information on:

  • the purpose and membership of the EHC Panel
  • who can submit a request for an EHC assessment to the EHC Panel
  • what needs to be included in a referral request
  • how a decision is made and the criteria a decision is judged against