Education, Health and Care plan (EHC plan)
An EHC plan:
- Is a legal document describing a child’s / young person’s special educational needs and what should happen to meet those needs and the suitable educational placement.
- Replaces the current statements of SEN and Learning Difficulty Assessments (LDAs).
- Must be person centred, focusing on the needs and aspirations of the child / young person.
- May continue into further education and training and for some young people up to the age of 25.
Frequently Asked Questions
For frequently asked questions about the EHC plan, see the FAQs section.