Early Support

The Early Support programme ran from 2002 to 2015 with the aim to improve the way that services work with parents and carers of disabled children and young people from birth to adulthood across health, education and social care. Towards the end of the programme it played an integral role in coordinating and bringing together key professionals from across the education, health and social care sector to support the transition and implementation of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) reforms. 

The Early Support App has now been withdrawn

As published on 4 September 2015, we have had to withdraw the Early Support App.  The Department for Education stopped funding the App in March 2015 and App was withdrawn on September 30 2015.


What we achieved

The Early Support programe is considered successfully a part of legislation as the Children and Families Act in September 2014.

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