All childcare providers have resources to support special educational needs and disabilities. Find more information on support and childcare for young children on Essex.gov. For some children, more help is needed. There is funding that your childcare provider can apply for to give your child more support. Speak to your child’s nursery or pre-school, childminder, breakfast, after-school or holiday club and ask if they can apply. Disability access fund A childcare provider, such as a nursery can receive a payment of £615 per year to help with your child’s needs. As a parent you’ll need to: care for a child who receives Disability Living Allowance choose the childcare provider who will receive the payment Speak to your childcare provider to discuss how best to support your child. Early years pupil premium If you’re on certain benefits, your childcare provider could receive extra funding to help support your child. Find out more about early years funding on GOV.UK Help with childcare costs Explore the options for funded childcare on essex.gov.uk Inclusion funding If an early years setting is on the Ofsted register, they can apply for inclusion funding if they are a: childminder nursery or pre-school school with a nursery offering funded early education entitlement (FEEE) breakfast, after-school and holiday club Speak to your childcare provider to discuss if inclusion funding is an option.