Consultations

SEND Green Paper

The government has published a green paper (discussion document) on the future of the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and alternative provision system.

You can read the proposals here (Over 100 pages long)

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-and-ap-green-paper-responding-to-the-consultation/summary-of-the-send-review-right-support-right-place-right-time

Here you can read shorter summaries:  

IPSEA

https://www.ipsea.org.uk/news/government-publishes-send-review-and-invites-peoples-views

National PCF

DPCV are collating parent carers views via a short survey which includes 10 questions, focussing on themes relevant to parent carers

You can complete the survey HERE

Closing date: Sunday 10th July 2022

There are many other sources of information on the SEND Reforms

The Council for Disabled Children and the Department for Education are running a virtual consultation event on 23 May, 10am-3.30pm. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/send-review-green-paper-virtual-event-tickets-306752784837

Steve Broach SEND Barrister (DPCV AGM 2021 Speaker)

Seashell charity have teamed up with Steve Broach (39 Essex Chambers) to offer a free webinar on the new SEND reforms on 24 May 10am – 12:30pm  Register here: https://www.seashelltrust.org.uk/family-services-webinar-send-review-legal-implications/

You can also complete the government consultation 22 questions here :

https://consult.education.gov.uk/send-review-division/send-review-2022/consultation/subpage.2022-02-02.7538639008/

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