Halton SEND Partnership Information, Advice and Support offer impartial advice, guidance and support for children, young people and their parents; around matters relating to special educational needs and disabilities. They also provide Independent Support on a time limited basis to work with you throughout the assessment period for an EHC Plan. This is a free and confidential service for Halton parents/carers of children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disability (SEND). Young people who have SEND aged 16-25 years may also access the service. They may choose to do this with the support of their parents/carers or independently.