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5. My Budget

Guidance for Schools & Colleges


Step 5 My Budget

What is a Personal Budget?

A personal budget is an amount of money to fund support as part of an EHC Plan. It can include money from education, health and social care.

Who can have a Personal Budget?

Parents or a child with an EHC Plan, or a young person (if over the age of 16) who has an EHC Plan, can ask for a personal budget.