This is a process which must occur annually for pupils [...]
Even if you have raised your disagreement to the Plan [...]
When an LA first prepares an EHCP for a child/YP [...]
I disagree with the school that has been named in my child’s ECHP, as well as the description of needs. I have been advised that I must go through mediation before I can consider appealing. Is that correct?
Mediation in SEN matters is an optional, not mandatory process. [...]
Parents/Carers of a child or YP with an EHCP have [...]
My child has stopped receiving the speech and language provision set out in their EHCP – What can I do about this?
Speech and language provision should be specified in Section F [...]
Local Authorities are required to arrange free and suitable home-to-school [...]
What is the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Tribunal and when is it useful? What are the cost implications of going to Tribunal?
The SEND Tribunal is the legally identified route of redress [...]
I have been told that once my child reaches age 16, I have no rights regarding their EHCP – is that true?
The Children and Families Act 2014, which is the legal [...]
These are newly introduced elements of EHCPs. Local Authorities can [...]