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Ensuring EHCPs comply with the law

Kathryn Saban's guide to Education, Health and Care Plans. An EHCP is a legal document which is drafted by a Local Authority ('LA'). It sets...

Educational experiences of young people with SEND

In a departure from his role as Law commentator, Douglas Silas looks at recent research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on educational...

The SEND Review

Douglas Silas looks at the Government's current SEND Review. The Review has been generally warmly received by Local Authorities, but some parent organisations have expressed...

Newcastle autism advocated supporting police training

A man with autism whose diagnosis guided him away from living a life of crime is helping deliver specialist training to police officers to...

Understanding Cerebral Palsy

Eddie Jones, head of clinical negligence at JMW Solicitors, explains some of the misconceptions his clients with cerebral palsy face. Cerebral palsy is the description...
A teen boy with his head in his arms, wearing a shirt that says 'NYPD'

Representing those with SEND in court

Courts are failing to take into account the special needs of those they are prosecuting, and it needs to end, says Caroline Spencer-Boulton. Having specialised...

Will absentee children receive fines again?

The current situation around keeping your child at home or sending them to school is complicated, but Karen Holden explains. With lots of anticipation and...

Build, Build, Build, but don’t build like before

Boris Johnson has called for the UK to ‘Build, Build, Build’, but Trudi Beswick is calling on the government and the construction industry to...

Are SEN cutbacks denying families’ rights?

As local authorities threaten further cuts to SEN and disability budgets, Samantha Hale looks at how parents’ rights will be affected  

SEN and mediation

Mediation can avert many battles in SEN disputes, writes Ben Walsh

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...

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