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SEND Childcare Stories and Testimonials

Choosing the right childcare can be a difficult decision. This can be more challenging if your child has a special educational need or disability (SEND)

A useful source of information can be other parents who have shared similar experiences.

They can give ideas about how to access services and find care for your child.

In this section you will find stories and advice from a number of families of children with SEND

Childcare stories from families with children with SEND

Follow the link below to watch videos, and read written testimonies from families with Children with SEND. 

Stories and Videos from Coram 

Guide to choosing childcare for children with SEND

The below guide has been written by Coram Family & Childcare Trust, and includes:

  • Tips on what to look for and ask about in a Childcare setting
  • Information about the kind of special educational needs (SEN) support will be offered to your child 
  • Information about the Children and Families Act 2014 and SEND Code of Practice 2014

Click here to view the guide. (opens in another window) 

Florentina's Story - 30 hours Free Childcare

Florentina shares her story of how 30 hours Free Childcare has allowed her to increase her work hours while her son Erik, who has special educational needs, received speech and language therapy through his nursery.

Click here to watch the video. 

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