Submitted by Nicolette Smith on Sunday 7th November 2021
Published on Tuesday 16th November 2021
Current status: Open
Open until: Monday 16th May 2022
Current Signatures: 68
(count is updated approximately hourly)
Require EHCPs for all SEN children and those with a diagnosed disability
The Government should require local authorities put in place education, health and care plans (EHCPs) for all children who have been diagnosed with a disability or special educational need, as soon as they are diagnosed, so that schools and healthcare services are aware of a young person's needs.
Many vulnerable children are struggling at school & are not getting the care they need when required. Some parents have to fight for assessments & support from local authorities (LAs), and waiting lists for care and support are lengthy. Many LAs are slow & fail SEN children, which can lead to low achievement & poor mental health.
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