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Do-it-yourself Education Advocacy

Dependent children lead to dependent adults. If you don’t address it who will?

Information within this book will enable you to compile and deliver a case. Be armed and ready for school and local authority meetings, mediation and arbitration hearings.

Topics covered include,

  • Considering a placement’s suitability
  • Disability, learning and the built environment
  • College, work based learning (Apprenticeship) and university
  • Tracking development and collecting evidence
  • Appropriate support and low vision
  • Appropriate support and Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Children and young people without an Education, Health and Care Plan
  • Graduated approach
  • Setting targets
  • Parental contribution to an assessment
  • Meeting techniques
  • Being assertive
  • Managing conflict
  • Mediation
  • Provision to negotiate
  • Letters and addressing the situation, Building a case before appealing to a Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal
  • Requesting an Education, Health and Care Plan needs assessment
  • A local authority refusing to carry out an Education, Health and Care Plan needs assessment
  • A local authority refusing to carry out an Education, Health and Care Plan needs reassessment
  • A local authority refusing to issue an Education, Health and Care Plan following assessment
  • The description of need not adequately specified in the Education, Health and Care Plan
  • Special educational provision not adequately specified in the Education, Health and Care Plan
  • A local authority’s professional advices fail to say what provision is required
  • A local authority proposes an amendment to elements of an Education, Health and Care Plan
  • A decision by a local authority to cease to maintain an Education, Health and Care Plan
  • A local authority refusing to name the placement
  • Preparing a case to address a disagreement about a placement named in an Education, Health and Care Plan
  • What is the minimum a local authority low vision support service should offer?
  • Residential provision
  • Day or residential placement?
  • How to win an independent placement
  • Costing a placement
  • Case statement and working document
  • The role of experts and the content of professional reports
  • Presenting a case to a Special Education Needs and Disability Tribunal
  • Putting your case

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