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Guide to Statutory Assessment & Statements of Special Educational Needs for Deaf Children (Wales)


A Guide to Statutory Assessment & Statements of Special Educational Needs for Deaf Children (Wales)
Primary target audience: Parents and carers
Format: Factsheet (un-designed)
Date live: 23/02/2015

This factsheet applies only to parents of children in Wales. It explains about statutory assessments and statements of special educational needs. It sets out the process of having a statutory assessment and getting a statement of special educational needs for your child.

  • Section one explains:
  • What is a statutory assessment?
  • Who can ask for a statutory assessment?
  • How do I ask for a statutory assessment?
  • What the local authority assesses and more…

Section two (in six parts) explains:

  • What is a statement of special educational needs?
  • What do I need to check when I receive the draft statement?
  • What can I do if I do not agree with the final statement?
  • I am happy with my child's final statement, so what happens now?