Legal advice: education and medical
Legal advice – education
Specialists in supporting parents and carers in ensuring that their child’s additional needs are met at home, at school and in the community
Will negotiate with schools, social services and Local Authorities to ensure that children’s needs are correctly identified and provided for. If necessary will support parents and carers in appealing to the Special Educational Needs Tribunal.
Education Advocacy has experience in providing legal advice to the parents of children and young people (0-25) who have special educational needs (SEN), to help them obtain an Educational, Health & Care Plan (EHCP)
Offers free and independent legally based information advice and support given by highly trained volunteers. Has advice line and Tribunal helpline. Provides training on the SEN legal framework to parents, professionals and other organisations.
Offering a free, friendly, independent and confidential telephone helpline for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs (SEN). SOS!SEN concentrate on helping people to find their way through the legal and procedural maze which is so daunting to so many who try to obtain satisfactory provision for a child’s special needs.
Legal advice – medical
Provides specialist legal advice on issues associated with children’s deafness. Helps families whose children may have a claim arising from negligent medical treatment, or have been refused access to treatment, or have been discriminated against due to his / her deafness.