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Last updated on 21 January 2019
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Learn how you can create a strong application for an education, health and care (EHC) needs assessment, including the evidence to provide and how to present it.

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  1. Contact your LA to check your local procedures
  2. Make sure you collect the right evidence 
  3. Make the application person-centred
  4. Streamline the application
  5. Get in touch with local SENCOs

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