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Contact a Family has produced a guide about dealing with bullying for the parents of disabled children. The guide is packed full of information and tips around spotting the signs of bullying, action and strategies you can take as a parent, and your child's rights. The guide was developed from a range of stories and experiences told to us by parents of disabled children affected by bullying. Their tips and stories are included throughout the guide.
The SEN Code of Practice is guidance for Local Authorities, Schools and parents on how to identify, assess and meet the needs of children and youg people with special educational needs -and it is based on Education Law.
The Independent Panel for Special Educational Advice (IPSEA)have produced this advice pack for anyone considering lodging an appeal with the SEN & Disability Tribunal against the Local Authorities decision to refuse to carry out a statutory assessment. IPSEA have lots of advice on their website http://www.ipsea.org.uk/
Milton Keynes Council's (MKC) Educational Psychology Service have produced this booklet to give parents information about dyslexia.
Milton Keynes Council (MKC) Dyslexia Policy was first developed over a period of two years by a working party of psychologists from the Educational Psychology Service (EPS) and SEN advisory teachers from the Special Educational Needs and Disability Inclusion Service (SENDIS). The process included consultation with the Advisers for English and for Special Educational Needs, discussions with special educational needs co-ordinators (SENCOs) and head teachers, and meeting local parents and the Milton Keynes Dyslexia Association. Members of the working party also discussed the policy with officers and members of the Local Authority (LA) and with colleagues in the Health Service.
The National Parent Partnership Network (NPPN) has produced this briefing on behalf of parent partnership services. It provides an overview of the key welfare benefits that are available in England and Wales for disabled adults.
The National Parent Partnership Network (NPPN) has produced a flowchart to help understand the transition processes for young people aged 4 - 25 years. Written in July 2012
The National Parent Partnership Newtwork (NPPN) have provided a briefing for parent partnership services on transition. It covers education, employments, welfare, health and social care issues.
The Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND) Tribunal has produced this guidance for parents wishing to make an appeal against an SEN decision made by the Local Authority. It also contains the forms that need to be completed to make an appeal.