ERIC Number: ED327035
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Assessments and Statements of Special Educational Needs: Procedures within the Education, Health and Social Services. Circular 22/89. A CSIE Summary. CSIE Factsheet.
Centre for Studies on Integration in Education, London (England).
This British circular from the Department of Education and Science and the Department of Health reviews how the provisions of the 1981 Education Act, which addresses the making of assessments and statements of special educational needs, have been working and offers additional explanation and advice. The information is organized into the following nine categories: (1) duty of local education authorities (LEAs); (2) assessment under the 1981 Act; (3) statutory procedures under the 1981 Act; (4) ages of children to whom these procedures apply; (5) children with statements of special educational needs at grant-maintained schools, independent schools, non-maintained special schools, and city technology colleges; (6) children in care; (7) language of instruction; (8) service children; and (9) cooperation among education, social services, and health authorities. Also provided are a summary of 10 regulations accompanying the 1981 Act and a summary of what LEAs need to tell parents of children with special educational needs. (DB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Legal Responsibility, School Districts, School Responsibility, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Centre for Studies on Integration in Education, 4th Floor, 415 Egware Rd., London NW2 6NB, England.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Centre for Studies on Integration in Education, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Act 1981 (England)