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Getting the right support for your child can be difficult and it can be common for families to need to go through tribunals to get the best education provision. Below are some reasons why cases may go to tribunal and what you can expect throughout the process.
Why you may want to appeal a decision
You can appeal to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal if you disagree with a decision your Local Authority has made about your child’s Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). Reasons for appeal include if the Local Authority:
More information can be found on the gov.uk website. The process is different if you’re in Wales.
How to appeal
You can find further advice for parents on advisory websites such as IPSEA (Independent Provider of Special Education Advice) or SOS SEN.