SEND early years advice for professionals

Professional information and advice regarding SEND children aged from 0 to 5.

A range of specialist support and provision services, such as educational psychologists and early years advisory teachers, work in partnership with schools and other settings to promote inclusion and achievement, and to secure better outcomes for children and young people with SEND across North Yorkshire.

Does a child have special educational needs?

You can find more information about the different definitions of special educational needs, and what to do if you think a child may have SEND.

Disabled children's services

Information about the referral and assessment process for children who have substantial and permanent disabilities.

Children's centres

Find out about the sessions, courses, activities, services and support our children and family hubs offer to families across North Yorkshire.

Early education and childcare

This family information service is the first point of contact for early years, offering advice, information and signposting to the full range of council services.

SEND information

Find out about support in schools for children with SEND.

Find a childminder

You can find a registered childminder in your area using the UK government online directory of registered childminders.