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Back to School Special: Day 5 - Health and/or Social Care Mediation

This is the final article in our series on matters parents/carers may need to address in the following year. You can find the other articles here . Parents/young people can request mediation if they are unhappy with the social and/or health care elements...

Part 1: The Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal - Who are they?

In this first of three articles about the  Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal , we look at what the Tribunal is, what it can deal with and relevant time limits. The Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal ( SEND or SENDIST )...

What you should know before starting SEN mediation

Parents are increasingly concerned about the new system of mediation that has been introduced by the Children and Families Act 2014. The  Children and Families Act 2014  requires that before a parent, or young person, appeals to the ...

Local authorities forget mediation

We have today, 26 January 2015, received a decision letter from a local authority which fails to make any reference to  mediation . We will not name the local authority involved. The decision letter runs to 4 pages and gives numerous reasons for the...

I am so happy at the outcome, I don't think we would have had such a comprehensive service from any other law firm, and you took the worry away...I do not regret a single second of the whole process, apart from the bit before you got involved. 

James' mother, Boyes Turner client

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