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Children with special educational needs and disabilities

Every setting must have a SENCO (special educational needs coordinator). Their role is to identify children with special educational needs and / or disabilities (SEND) and help meet their needs. Some elements may overlap with the ENCO (equality named coordinator) role.


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Further information

If your preschool needs guidance for children with SEND contact your inclusion partner.  

Find information for managers, SENCOs and practitioners in the SEND section

You can also find out more about the SENCO's role on the Essex Local Offer website.

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