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The Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014

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12.—(1) When preparing an EHC plan a local authority must set out—

(a)the views, interests and aspirations of the child and his parents or the young person (section A);

(b)the child or young person’s special educational needs (section B);

(c)the child or young person’s health care needs which relate to their special educational needs (section C);

(d)the child or young person’s social care needs which relate to their special educational needs or to a disability (section D);

(e)the outcomes sought for him or her (section E);

(f)the special educational provision required by the child or young person (section F);

(g)any health care provision reasonably required by the learning difficulties or disabilities which result in the child or young person having special educational needs (section G);

(h)(i)any social care provision which must be made for the child or young person as a result of section 2 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970(1) (section H1);

(ii)any other social care provision reasonably required by the learning difficulties or disabilities which result in the child or young person having special educational needs (section H2);

(i)the name of the school, maintained nursery school, post-16 institution or other institution to be attended by the child or young person and the type of that institution or, where the name of a school or other institution is not specified in the EHC plan, the type of school or other institution to be attended by the child or young person (section I); and

(j)where any special educational provision is to be secured by a direct payment, the special educational needs and outcomes to be met by the direct payment (section J),

and each section must be separately identified.

(2) The health care provision specified in the EHC Plan in accordance with paragraph (1)(g) must be agreed by the responsible commissioning body.

(3) Where the child or young person is in or beyond year 9, the EHC plan must include within the special educational provision, health care provision and social care provision specified, provision to assist the child or young person in preparation for adulthood and independent living.

(4) The advice and information obtained in accordance with regulation 6(1) must be set out in appendices to the EHC plan (section K).

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