SEND support needs in custody

Derren Hayes
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Research shows that around two-thirds to three-quarters of young people living in the youth secure estate have a special educational need or disabilities (SEND).

Forty one per cent of young people who had served a custodial sentence had been assessed as having significant SEND needs while at school or an early years setting between 2003 and 2010. Picture: Adobe Stock
Forty one per cent of young people who had served a custodial sentence had been assessed as having significant SEND needs while at school or an early years setting between 2003 and 2010. Picture: Adobe Stock

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