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Personal Budgets for Special Educational Needs

What if some of this advice is already available?

The SEND Code of Practice says:

The Local Authority must not seek further advice if such advice has already been provided (for any purpose) and the person providing the advice, the Local Authority and the child’s parent or the young person are all satisfied that it is sufficient for the assessment process. In making this decision, the Local Authority and the person providing the advice should ensure the advice remains current. (9.47)

During an assessment the local authority should discuss the option of a personal budget

 


 

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