Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (known as IPSEA) offers free and independent legally basedto help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). They also provide on the SEND legal framework to parents and carers, professionals and other organisations.
IPSEA has a suite of free downloadable available to parents and carers. These guides are complemented by a free which provides legally based information and next step advice on any educational issue that is a result of a child’s SEND. IPSEA’s gives next step advice on appeals and disability discrimination claims to the SEND Tribunal and is also the gateway to our where a referral can be made for more extensive casework support from a volunteer, including representation at the hearing. Our advice services are delivered by a national network of around 200 highly-trained volunteers, supervised and supported by IPSEA’s Legal Team members.
Alternatively you can download any of their parental advice sheets by clicking the link below: