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No families left behind : ‘A new paradigm in an archaic...

POINT OF VIEW - CONSULTANT Tessa Philbert highlights the need for a change in mindset to enable professionals to fully engage with parents and carers...

Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments: always look to the law

Kathryn Saban helps you navigate the process where a child or young person is struggling with their attainment or requires a greater level of...

Tips for taking on a local authority

Laura Robertson-Hayes navigates communication with LAs. No parent should have to fight for their child to receive an education. Unfortunately, many parents are acutely aware...

Education, health and care plans (pt 4)

Douglas Silas concludes his series of articles on EHC plans by looking at forms of redress available to parents

What’s going on with SEN law?

Broken deadlines and spiralling complaints are not what the SEN reforms were meant to deliver, write Ed Duff and Laura Carr

What has the Children and Families Act done for SEN provision?

Ian Clarke explores how the promises of the Government’s 2014 SEN reforms are working out in practice  

The SEN Code of Practice: three years on

Pearl Barnes outlines some of the main effects of the Government’s landmark changes to the SEN system

How should professionals work together?

Specialist SEN solicitor Douglas Silas answers key questions about the new requirement of “working together”  

System failure

Councils are floundering as they struggle to put SEN reforms into practice, says Ed Duff 

SEN legal Q&A: the local offer

Continuing his series for SEN Magazine, specialist SEN solicitor Douglas Silas answers questions about the “local offer”

Book Reviews

Neurodiversity and Education

The authors of this publication combine extensive experience in the fields of education, neurodiversity, teacher training, tutoring and consultancy. Paul Ellis broadcasts regularly on...