Parental confidence in the special educational needs assessment, statementing and tribunal system : qualitative study (Research report DCSF-RR117)

Report presenting the findings of a study of parental experiences of the special educational needs (SEN) assessment, statementing and Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST) system. The goal was to gain a greater insight into perceived problems with SEN provision and to identify those factors which make the system work well for some parents and not others.

The study focused particularly on the experiences of parents from lower socio-economic neighbourhoods and the relationship of foster carers and social care professionals with responsibility for looked after children to the SEN process.

Author: 
Clarissa Penfold
Author: 
Nicky Cleghorn
Author: 
Rosalind Tennant
Author: 
Ian Palmer
Author: 
Janet Read
Publisher: 
Department for Children, Schools and Families
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