Specialist support for children aged 0-5 years who have a special educational need or disability
How to get support
If you think a child aged 0 to 5 has special educational needs, they can be assessed for support.
If they are in a nursery or other pre school setting then speak to the Special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO)/Manager. Â More information can be found here
If they are not in a nursery or preschool setting then speak to your gp or health visitor. Â More information on child development can be found here
Most children will be able to attend a local nursery or childminder to find out more about provision in Hounslow for under 5 years here.
There are specialist services that can support your child either in nursery/setting or at home.
Support can include:
- home teaching and support
- SEN specialist support
- early support for children with complex needsÂ
- early yearsÂ SEN team
- Educational psychology
How to refer a child
Each service will have its own criteria and referral process listed on its page.
See a professional like a teacher, doctor or social worker, they can only refer a child once you have given parental consent.