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    • Samantha Hale

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Education, Health and Care Plans - The latest statistics

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The Department for Education has published its most recent statistical data regarding Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs), for 2021. We've summarised below some of the key findings: EHCPs The number of children and...

What is the Down Syndrome Bill?

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The Down Syndrome Bill was introduced in Parliament as a Private Member’s Bill. It has now completed its parliamentary passage and is due to receive Royal Assent soon, but what does this all mean? A Bill is draft legislation that only becomes law if...

31 March EHCP deadline for transition to Post-16 placements in September 2022

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We answer frequently asked questions on this deadline, process and appeals. What is the 31 March deadline? Local Authorities must issue Final Amended EHCPs for children who are due to transition to a Post-16 placement in...