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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853024603
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/1997
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 260

Table of Contents

1 A Guide to the Legal Rights of Children with Special Needs 1
2 Identifying Children with Special Needs: Assessment 5
3 Request for Assessment 14
4 The Statutory Duty to make Provision for Children with Special Needs 19
5 The Code of Practice on the Identification and Assessment of Special Educational Needs 35
6 Children Under the Age of Five Years 57
7 Criteria for Deciding to Make a Statement 66
8 What is a Statement? 72
9 Annual Reviews, Amending Statements and Ceasing to Maintain Statements 90
10 Rights of Appeal 106
11 Practice and Procedure in the Tribunal 112
12 Appeals to the High Court from the Tribunal and the Enforcement of the Statutory Duties of Local Education Authorities 123
App. 1 The Parent's Checklist 136
App. 2 History Notes Written by Pearse, Aged 8 years O months 139
App. 3 Sample Report 140
App. 4 The Psychological Assessment Report 148
App. 5 Notice of Appeal to the Special Educational Needs Tribunal 151
App. 6 Extracts 1996 Education Act and Relevant Statutory Instruments 157
App. 7 Charities and Voluntary Asssociations 221
App. 8 Government Departments and Other Official Bodies 228
List of Cases 229
Index 230
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