Legal Questions on School Attendance and Exclusions following the COVID-19 Emergency Bill

We are very aware that these are unprecedented and challenging times. With the changes in education and legislation, there have been lots of questions from parents/carers and professionals. The Special Needs Jungle has provided a series of questions and answers to help you know your rights. (more…)...
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FAQs about COVID-19 for parents/carers of children with SEND

Brighton & Hove SENDIASS have created an excellent and comprehensive FAQ information page for parents/carers and young people about how COVID-19 may effect things.Topics covered include: Health, Mental Health, Education, Social Care, Appointments and Meetings, Money. Please be aware that this resource is specifically aimed at Brighton & Hove residents, so support groups/links may not be suited. Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Keep an eye on our website and social media. We will be posting updates and links to appropriate support and guidance. Click here for a statement about the SENDIASS Leicester service. ...
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Local Offer Live 2020

This annual event brings the Leicester City Local Offer website to life by showcasing special educational needs and disability related services, for parent, carers, children and young people between the ages 0 – 25. The Local Offer Live, will include professionals from the local areas statutory education, health and social care services, as well as the voluntary sector, independent advice and support providers. There will be workshops in the morning and performances in the afternoon....
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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Inquiry

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Inquiry

In 2014, the Government introduced changes to the SEND system, with the intention of offering simpler, improved and consistent help for children and young people with SEND. The Government claimed these changes would give families greater choice in decisions. The Committee’s inquiry has reviewed these reforms, how they have been implemented, and what impact they are having. Read the interactive report here. ...
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