Afasic England, as a member of the Council for Disabled Children, was recently involved in writing to the Government expressing concerns that the proposed Children and Families Bill will erode the current rights of parents in relation to educational support for their children. The Minister has now written an open letter in order to address these concerns.
One of the main concerns has been whether the right to an assessment was being withdrawn through the proposed changes. The Minister has stated categorically that this is not the case. He also addresses other areas of concern. To see the letter in full please see the download below.
Letter from Minster responsible for Children and Families Bill (746.3 KiB, 1,001 hits)