Statutory Guidance for Statutory guidance for organisations which work with and support children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities
Where something a nursery, school or college does might put a disabled child at a substantial disadvantage compared with other children who are not disabled, they must take reasonable steps to avoid this disadvantage. This is usually referred to as the reasonable adjustments duty.
Information from Ipsea on the Best Endeavours Duty - A key duty for certain settings is the duty to use their ‘best endeavours’ to secure special educational provision for all children or young people for whom they are responsible.
Every school must publish on their website a SEN Information Report.
Legislation from gov.uk
From the Department for Education and Department of Health
An updated version of the free 'Noddy' No-nonsense Guide to SEN Law' has just been released with new cases and material (co-authored by Matrix and Landmark Chambers).
Guidance from gov.uk
Guidance from Gov.uk
From Department for Education
From the Department for Education
This toolkit provides a guide for parents and carers to make financial decisions for a young person who lacks mental capacity.
Advice and information based on current education law and guidance
A national charity and network of local charities offer confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free
Information and advice for families with disabled children
Working collaboratively, from policy into practice, to ensure the best outcomes for children and young people
Information on Dyslexia and how to children are supported at school
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)
The IASS Network provide training & support to all IAS services