1st Edition

Working for Children Securing Provision for Children with Special Educational Needs

By Peter Bibby, Ingrid Lunt Copyright 1996
    234 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    First Published in 1996. The last 15 years have seen major changes in the way in which children with special educational needs are considered and taught. This book explains the current approach by reference to the developments in the recent past; consider some of the issues involved in identifying and assessing children who may have special educational needs; describes the SEN provision which can reasonably be expected to be made by schools and the statutory duties of the Governing Body; looks at funding; statements of Special Educational Needs and how to appeal and complain to governing bodies such as SEN tribunal, Ombudsman, and the Secretary of State.

    Part I Provision for Special Educational Needs: special needs and provision; identifying special needs; provision by the school; funding provision within schools; local authority assessments; local authority statements. Part II Complaint and appeals: complaints to the school; complaint to the Secretary of State; complaint to the Ombudsman; appeal to the SEN Tribunal; application to the Court.


    Bibby, Peter; Lunt, Ingrid