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Special Educational Needs (SEN) - Placement Service

The Special Educational Needs Assessment Service provides the following services for parents and children in Leicestershire in partnership with other services within the Children & Young People's Service:
  • The identification and statutory assessment of those children with special educational needs of a kind and degree which require the LEA to determine the educational provision to be made for them.
  • Review and amendment of Statements of Special Educational Needs.
  • The admission of students with Statements of Special Education Needs to special schools, units and nurseries.
  • The provision of advice and information to parents, schools and other agencies in relation to the statutory requirements and LEA procedures relating to the SEN & Disability Act 2001 and Education Act 1996.
  • Representing the LEA in statutory appeal procedures state SEN & Disability tribunal and mediation.
  • The allocation of resources for children with Statements of Special Educational Needs in mainstream schools.
  • The allocation of individual equipment and aids for pupils with Statements of special educational needs.
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Special Educational Needs Assessment Service

0116 305 6600
Leicestershire County Council
County Hall
Leicester Road