Events

DON’T MISS OUT – BOOK TODAY for advice on Social Care issues with the renowned and well respected Luke Clements. Friday 4th October

Luke Clements is the Cerebra Professor of Law and Social Justice at the School of Law, Leeds University, and a solicitor with Scott-Moncrieff & Associates Ltd.

He has agreed to discuss issues raised by Parent Carers such as direct payments, transitions, social care provision both inside and outside of EHCPs and how families can assist themselves when SW’s do not understand their child’s needs.

The main advice session will be from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm with an additional open questions session until 4 pm for those who are able to stay event will be at Bowden Hall Hotel during the day on Friday 4th October.

Please book the event here

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PAST EVENTS

SOS SEN – Appealing against the content of an EHC plan 20th September 2019

Led by Eleanor Wright, Solicitor and SOS SEN Charity Coordinator.
This event covered how to appeal with tips on drafting appeal grounds and tribunal procedure and strategy

 IPSEA FOUNDATION SEND LAW one day training for parents and carers

Independent Parental Special Education Advice (known as IPSEA) is a registered charity (number 327691) operating in England. IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

The IPSEA one day introductory level course is aimed specifically at parents and aims to provide them with an overview of the law relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The course will provide information on the law, guidance, policy and practice and also aims to show parents how they can begin to use the law to gain support for their child with SEND.

The course relates to the law as it applies in England. This is a condensed one day course specifically tailored to parent and carers and is delivered during school friendly hours. Comments from the parents who attended were all positive:

‘Fabulous guidance from IPSEA presenter and also useful advice from the parents’.  ‘There was a lot to concentrate on, really glad I attended as I have learnt so much today’ ‘What a great day .. so empowering’ ‘Helped me recognise the importance of understanding this area of law’ ‘I was able to stand my ground at my child’s EHCP review thanks to the knowledge I learnt at this event’ ‘ Knowing our rights is going to make such a difference for our children’

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