SEND - a guide for professionals Professional information and guidance regarding special educational needs and disabilities. Professional support for Special Educational Needs (SEN) Find out how a child or young person with special educational needs (SEN) can be supported without having an education, health and care plan (EHCP). Communication and interaction needs within SEND Find out more information about communication and interaction needs for young people with SEND. Cognition and learning within SEND Professional guidance on cognition and learning support for SEND. Social, emotional and mental health difficulties within SEND Professional information about social, emotional and mental health for young people with SEND. SENDIASS - SEND information and support services for professionals SENDIASS is a free confidential and impartial information, advice and support service for people with SEND.