Support for childcare providers


As an early years provider, you must plan for every child’s care and learning requirements. You must address under achievement and overcome barriers for children where they exist.

To get help with this, your special educational needs coordinator can fill in our online form.

Inclusion support request form

To find out about inclusion funding, contact your local early years specialist teacher or read our funding guidance.

To find out about speech and language therapy for children read the first call information on the lincolnshire community health services website.

Further resources are available to download and on the Foundation Years website.

Working with professionals

Professionals that may support early years children with special educational needs and/or disability include:

  • Community paediatrician
  • Educational psychology team
  • ESCO
  • Health visitors
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Portage
  • Speech and language therapy service
  • the Virtual School
  • the Working Together Team

Contact the early years and childcare team

Telephone: 01522 552752