The purpose of this Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) is to assess the current and future health and social care needs of children and young people with a special educational need including a learning difficulty and/or disability (SEND). This SEND JSNA will focus on the 0-25 years population The purpose of a JSNA is to identify ways to improve the health and wellbeing of the local population and reduce inequalities for all ages. This JSNA has collected data and information from a range of sources including national and local datasets. Its aim is to gain a better understanding of the current and future health and care needs of the SEND population to inform and guide the planning and commissioning of health, well-being and care services within Tameside & Glossop. This JSNA should inform any future strategies, action plans and outcomes frameworks that instigate system change and improvements in the outcomes of our 0-25 years SEND population.