Roles of professionals in early years, education and training

Between birth and age 25 children and young people will come into contact with a wide range of professionals. The different titles and roles can be confusing. You probably know what some of them do - like teacher, for example - but others may be new to you.

This section provides you with information on some of the professionals working within early years, education and training who could come into contact with children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).