Special Educational Needs
Umbrellas Support Project
The Umbrellas Independent Support Project, funded by the Council for Disabled Children, provides independent, impartial and free support to parents and carers who have children /young people with a Special Educational Need and/or Disability. The project has a specific focus on supporting parents and carers whose children/young people have a Statement to be converted to a Education Health and Social Care Plan, or for Parents/carers who would like to apply for an EHCP. Independent Support enabled parents and young people to take an active part in the EHC process, it ensures they are informed and empowered to work in partnership for SMART outcomes.