Legal Rights

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Wales: School Transport Review Extended to 0-4 Year-Olds and Mileage Thresholds

Local authorities in Wales must make free travel arrangements for eligible children of compulsory school age, that is to say ...
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The Lessons We’ve Learned From Covid

Our Legal Rights Service provides families of children with brain conditions with help when facing difficulties accessing support services they ...
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Learning Your Child Has Cerebral Palsy – What Next?

Through years of representing inspirational children with brain injuries and working with their amazing families, I understand that in the ...
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Appeal To Parent Support Groups To Participate In Our Children’s Services Assessment Survey

Cerebra’s Legal Entitlement and Problem-solving Project (LEaP) is carrying out a research project with Professor Luke Clements, Cerebra Professor of ...
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Unlawful restrictions on the rights of disabled children with autism to social care needs assessments

Autism is classed as a disability and all children with disabilities have a right to an assessment of their needs. ...
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Autism: A Lack of Social Care Support

We recently published a post asking families in the Yorkshire area to get in contact if their child with autism ...
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Department for Education to reintroduce full Education, Health and Care Plan Support

In May, the Government implemented temporary law changes regarding Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) as a result of the ...
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SEN Tribunal in Wales issues directions on electronic submission of paperwork

The Special Educational Needs Tribunal for Wales (SENTW) is continuing to hear cases during the coronavirus pandemic but in virtual ...
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Follow-up: Your experiences of Obtaining a Parent Carer Needs Assessment

Last month we published an article where our LEaP Project asked you for your personal experiences of obtaining a Parent ...
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Our Legal Rights Service Helps Family With Parent Carer Needs Assessment

Elena got in touch with our Legal Rights Service after her local authority (LA) repeatedly refused to undertake a standalone ...
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