Dorset Council's SEND Local Offer

Dorset Council's Local Offer for children and young people from 0 to 25 years with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) provides information, advice and support for children and their families.

Support for families of children with SEND during coronavirus

Find information about how we're supporting you during the coronavirus.

Find advice and support in our Local Offer

EHCP girl with ipod

Get the right education and learning support for children and young people with SEND.
EHCP boy reading

Find health information and support for children and young people with SEND and their families.
EHCP boy in wheelchair with mum

Find out about the support available for transport for children with SEND.
EHCP girl with guitar

Find details of activities, short breaks and events in Dorset for children and young people with…
EHCP girl with earphones

Get information about support for young people with SEND and their families.
EHCP woman with tablet

Find out about funding available to children and young people with SEND and their families.
EHCP man and boy

Find childcare information and support for children with SEND and their families.
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Join The Xchange to get the Dorset Max Card or find information about short breaks for children…

Sign up to receive our SEND newsletter

Get our SEND newsletter for useful information about support and activities for families of children with SEND in Dorset.

Contact your local Education and Early Help (SEND) Team

Speak to a member of your Education and Early Help (SEND) Team if you have a question.

Find out more about the support we can offer in this short video:

Find SEND information for BCP Council

Visit the BCP Council Local Offer.