Policies (the rules we set out for what we do in a particular situation) Policy and Process for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Personal Budgets and Direct Payments – 2019 – How personal budgets are to be identified and requested, and options for delivery as a Direct Payment to help children, young people and their families secure special educational provision in the EHCP. Draft Eligibility Criteria for Assessment by the Children with Disabilities Service – Describes the referral and assessment process within the Children with Disabilities Service. It also describes the level of need and potential interventions that may be available to a family following an assessment taking place. Somerset Local Authority policy for children unable to attend school because of health needs – How children with health needs that prevent access to education in school are identified and what provision can be put in place prior to reintegration back to school. Read more on the Medical Tuition page.