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Statutory assessments and statements of SEN

SEN and Scottish law - ISEA examine Scotland's New Education Act including the move from SEN to ASN, the introduction of coordinated support plans (CSP), and mediation and appeals

The law, you and schools - Peter Woodruff's examines the common causes of complaints against schools- Fees, bullying, breach of contract, negligence, breaches of the race relations act, plus a note on class actions and university/HE disputes

SEN mediation - Locked in a dispute with the LA? Mediation, a free service to parents, may be the answer.

Organisations that offer free SEN advice

IPSEA - Independent Panel for Special Education Advice  


The Child Law Advice Line

If using a solicitor, make sure it's someone who specialises in education law.

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