SEND LAW                        

 

 

IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support  to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities(SEND). Click here to access their website.

This is a useful guide to SEND Law for Statements of special Educational Needs, Education, Health and Care Plans:

Guide-March-2019_SEND_LAW.pdf

Advice on resolving Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Disagreements

From the 3 April 2018 there has been a national trial to extend the powers of the First-tier Tribunal Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) to make non-binding recommendations about health and social care aspects of Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans here.

https://contact.org.uk/news-and-blogs/new-tribunal-powers-on-health-and-social-care/

This guide for young people aged 16-25 is useful if you want to know who to talk to if you are unhappy with the help you are getting for your Special Educational Needs or Disability at school or college.

Complaints a guide for young people in education.

 

 

 Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

The Helpline advises and assists individuals on issues relating to equality and human rights across England, Scotland and Wales. They also have template letters that you can access from their website.  Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

The EASS helpline is open Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm and Saturday 10am to 2pm.

Freephone telephone 0808 800 0082

Text phone 0808 800 0084

 

Resources - Model letters and Templates

All of the items posted here are shared to give insights into the variety of resources that    exist to help parents and young people when writing letters regarding SEND services. They are not intended as advice for anyone's personal circumstances.

 

   A toolkit with general problem solving tips