Special educational needs and disabilities Contents

Published written evidence

The following written evidence was received and can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

SCN numbers are generated by the evidence processing system and so may not be complete.

1Anonymous 1 (SCN0166)

2Anonymous 2 (SCN0278)

3Anonymous 3 (SCN0286)

4Anonymous 4 (SCN0126)

5Anonymous 5 (SCN0184)

6Anonymous 6 (SCN0378)

7Anonymous 7 (SCN0529)

8Anonymous 8 (SCN0543)

9Anonymous 9 (SCN0659)

10Achievement for All (SCN0216)

11Achieving for Children (SCN0497)

12Acorns School (SCN0137)

13Action Cerebral Palsy (SCN0103)

14Afasic (SCN0292)

15Alexander-Passe, Mr Neil (SCN0143)

16Ambitious about Autism (SCN0311)

17Armitage, Mr Peter (SCN0268)

18Ash, Mrs Sonia (SCN0669)

19Ashton Sixth Form College (SCN0086)

20ASSET (SCN0488)

21Association of Colleges (SCN0492)

22Association of Directors of Children’s Services (SCN0503)

23Association of Educational Psychologists (SCN0495)

24Association of Employment and Learning Providers (SCN0463)

25Association of School and College Leaders (SCN0265)

26Atkinson, Roy (SCN0621)

27August, Kathryn (SCN0687)

28Bateson OBE, David (SCN0531)

29Beadle, Mr Dean (SCN0306)

30Beams (SCN0224)

31Bidder, Miss Jeannette (SCN0356)

32Bigord, Mr Aaron (SCN0450)

33Birkby Infant and Nursery School (SCN0681)

34Birks, Gemma (SCN0455)

35Bone, Mrs Tamsin (SCN0207)

36Brinsworth Academy (SCN0072)

37British Assistive Technology Association (SCN0579)

38British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (SCN0217)

39British Dyslexia Association (SCN0438)

40British Educational Suppliers Association (SCN0396)

41The British Psychological Society (SCN0447)

42Brooks, Scott (SCN0106)


44Calderdale MBC (SCN0491)

45Cambridgeshire County Council (SCN0537)

46Canavan, Mrs Carolyn (SCN0372)

47Cannon-Brookes, Mrs Nicola (SCN0666)

48Carers Trust (SCN0512)

49Carlisle College (SCN0213)

50Carlisle Rural South SENCO Cluster (SCN0189)

51Castle Wood Special School (SCN0391)

52Catholic Education Service (SCN0258)

53Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education (CSIE) (SCN0570)

54Chadsgrove Teaching School Alliance (SCN0472)

55The Challenging Behaviour Foundation (SCN0376)

56Charlesworth, Mr Haydn (SCN0129)

57Cheshire West & Chester Council (SCN0405)

58Children’s Heart Federation (SCN0533)

59Children’s Services Development Group (SCN0408)

60Children’s Services Development Group (SCN0695)

61Chiltern Way Academy (SCN0607)

62City of York SEN Services (SCN0589)

63Colour Blind Awareness (SCN0269)

64Contact (SCN0499)

65Contact (SCN0709)

66Cordiner, Julie (SCN0651)

67Cornwall Council (SCN0226)

68Cornwall Council (SCN0373)

69Coventry City Council (SCN0394)

70Curran, Dr Helen (SCN0486)

71Department for Education and Department for Health and Social Care (SCN0583)

72Department for Education and Department for Health and Social Care (SCN0701)

73Derby College (SCN0459)

74Derwen College (SCN0443)

75Devi, Ms Anita (SCN0644)

76Devon SEND Improvement Board (SCN0428)

77Division of Neuropsychology, British Psychological Society (SCN0494)

78Dobbs, Miss Helen (SCN0172)

79Dockar, Mrs Kristin (SCN0066)

80Doherty, Ms Gillian (SCN0257)

81Down Syndrome Training & Support Service ltd (SCN0053)

82Dyslexial (SCN0646)

83Earl, Mrs Penny (SCN0136)

84East Riding of Yorkshire Council (SCN0319)

85East Sussex County Council (SCN0416)

86East Sussex County Council (SCN0685)

87The Education Alliance (SCN0152)

88Education and Children’s Services Group, Prospect (SCN0315)

89Education Endowment Foundation (SCN0413)

90EHCP Experiences 18–25 (SCN0414)

91Elliott, Mr Simeon (SCN0059)

92Enhance EHC Ltd (SCN0567)

93Essex County Coucil (SCN0498)

94Extra Strong Parents Support Group (SCN0087)

95Fade, Stephanie (SCN0218)

96Family Fund (SCN0511)

97Family Voice Somerset (SCN0590)

98Federation of Leaders in Special Education (SCN0448)

99FIGS UK (SCN0379)

100Fishel, Max (SCN0186)

101Flinton, Richard (SCN0682)

102Foreland Fields School (SCN0313)

103Foster, Beth (SCN0664)

104Foundation, DFN Charitable (SCN0714)

105Fulham College Boys’ School (SCN0068)

106Gallimore, Stuart (SCN0710)

107Gedge, Ms Nancy (SCN0179)

108Gerrard, Sue (SCN0410)

109Gibbs, Dr Simon (SCN0133)

110GL Assessment (SCN0423)

111Gloucester House - Tavistock children’s day unit (SCN0071)

112Gloucestershire Special School Headteachers (SCN0146)

113GMB (SCN0444)

114Greaves, Dr Sarah (SCN0043)

115Grizzle, Ms Vanessa (SCN0474)

116Gross, Jean (SCN0660)

117Hackett, Geoffrey (SCN0535)

118Haines, Steve (SCN0650)

119Hall-Jones, Miss Fiona (SCN0261)

120Halton Borough Council (SCN0684)

121Hamling, Agnieszka (SCN0293)

122Hampshire County Council Children’s Services (SCN0452)

123Hampshire Parent Carer Network (SCN0471)

124Hampshire Special School Headteachers Group (SCN0145)

125Hanson, Mrs Nicola (SCN0026)

126Harlow College (SCN0670)

127Harrington, Dr Jill (SCN0477)

128Harris, Professor Neville (SCN0546)

129Headteachers’ Roundtable (SCN0208)

130Health Conditions in Schools Alliance (SCN0504)

131Healthwatch Essex (SCN0295)

132Henderson, John (SCN0690)

133Henry Tyndale School (SCN0041)

134Herefordshire Council (SCN0509)

135Herne Bay High School (SCN0427)

136Hertfordshire County Council (SCN0418)

137Herts Parent Carer Involvement (SCN0552)

138Hackney Independent Parent-Carer Forum (SCN0468)

139Hoffmann-Becking, Penny (SCN0652)

140Holroyd, George (SCN0661)

141I CAN (SCN0421)

142Independent Schools Association (SCN0697)

143Independent Schools Council (SCN0299)

144Infant School 1 (SCN0123)

145Isle of Wight CC SEN Service (SCN0194)

146Janes, Mrs Wendy (SCN0058)

147Jenkin Jones, Deborah (SCN0318)

148Jisc (SCN0212)

149Joel, Mrs Vickie (SCN0206)

150Jolley, Imogen (SCN0720)

151Jones, Mr Martin (SCN0566)

152Jones-Ford, Nicola (SCN0671)

153Jukes, Mr Shaun (SCN0196)

154Karten Network (SCN0343)

155Kashyap, Mrs Kathryn (SCN0276)

156Keer, Matt (SCN0167)

157Keer, Matt (SCN0649)

158Keer, Matt (SCN0699)

159Kent County Council (SCN0592)

160Kerwin-Nye, Anita (SCN0469)

161King, Julie (SCN0051)

162King, Michael (SCN0707)

163Kingdom, Stephen (SCN0648)

164Kingsbury Primary School (SCN0580)

165Kingston University London (SCN0393)

166Kishore-Bigord, Mrs Roxanna (SCN0462)

167Kisimul Group (SCN0409)

168Lamb OBE, Brian (SCN0602)

169Lambeth SEND (SCN0077)

170Leading Inclusion in Secondary Schools Network (SCN0465)

171Lindsay-German, Ms Sally (SCN0350)

172Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman (SCN0163)

173Local Government Association (SCN0195)

174London Assembly (SCN0637)

175London Borough of Brent (SCN0209)

176London Borough of Hackney (SCN0422)

177London Borough of Newham (SCN0686)

178Long, Ms Carol (SCN0700)

179Love to Learn (SCN0275)

180Lowther, Dr Cath (SCN0099)

181Lyngborg, Mrs I (SCN0316)

182Marsh, Dr Alan (SCN0098)

183Medhurst, Mrs Julie (SCN0170)

184Milestone Academy (SCN0587)

185The Milestone School, Gloucester (SCN0205)

186Mitchell, Mr Ian (SCN0588)

187Moorvision (SCN0698)

188More House Foundation (SCN0122)

189Moreton, Paul (SCN0571)

190Morewood, Mr Gareth (SCN0392)

191Morris Education Trust (SCN0214)

192Morris, Mrs Nicola (SCN0064)

193my AFK (SCN0466)

194NAS-Newham Branch Autism Parents Support Group (SCN0368)

195Nasenco course, MMU (SCN0110)

196Nassem, Dr Elizabeth (SCN0705)

197NASUWT (SCN0139)

198National Association of Head Teachers (SCN0301)

199National Association of Independent Schools and Non-Maintained Special Schools (SCN0183)

200National Association of Principal Educational Psychologists (NAPEP) (SCN0441)

201The National Autistic Society (SCN0473)

202National Deaf Children’s Society (SCN0446)

203National Deaf Children’s Society (SCN0706)

204National Development Team for Inclusion (SCN0412)

205National Education Union (SCN0252)

206National Governance Association (NGA) (SCN0476)

207National Network of Parent Carer Forums (SCN0199)

208National Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome-UK (SCN0425)

209National Star (SCN0310)

210NATP Ltd t/a National Association of Therapeutic Parents. (SCN0354)

211NatSIP (National Sensory Impairment Partnership) (SCN0487)

212New College Durham (SCN0516)

213New College Worcester (SCN0338)

214NFA Group (SCN0508)

215NHS England (SCN0672)

216NHS England (SCN0680)

217Nicholson, Ms Fiona (SCN0483)

218North Lincolnshire Council (SCN0527)

219North Yorkshire County Council (SCN0185)

220Northampton College (SCN0157)

221Northamptonshire County Council (SCN0496)

222Northumberland County Council (SCN0481)

223Not Fine In School (SCN0679)

224Nottinghamshire County Council (SCN0484)

225nurtureuk (SCN0342)

226O’Sullivan, Sean (SCN0662)

227Ofsted (SCN0598)

228Oliver, Dr Jane (SCN0298)

229Olivera, Ms Gwynneth (SCN0663)

230Openstorytellers Limited (SCN0156)

231Orchard Hill College (SCN0553)

232Our Barn Carers Project (SCN0067)

233Oxfordshire County Council (SCN0317)

234O’Leary, Lisa (SCN0023)

235Parental Submission 1 (SCN0002)

236Parental Submission 2 (SCN0006)

237Parental Submission 3 (SCN0008)

238Parental Submission 4 (SCN0009)

239Parental Submission 5 (SCN0010)

240Parental Submission 6 (SCN0011)

241Parental Submission 7 (SCN0012)

242Parental Submission 8 (SCN0019)

243Parental Submission 9 (SCN0022)

244Parental Submission 10 (SCN0029)

245Parental Submission 11 (SCN0030)

246Parental Submission 12 (SCN0031)

247Parental Submission 13 (SCN0042)

248Parental Submission 14 (SCN0044)

249Parental Submission 15 (SCN0052)

250Parental Submission 16 (SCN0056)

251Parental Submission 17 (SCN0069)

252Parental Submission 18 (SCN0075)

253Parental Submission 19 (SCN0081)

254Parental Submission 20 (SCN0090)

255Parental Submission 21 (SCN0101)

256Parental Submission 22 (SCN0102)

257Parental Submission 23 (SCN0109)

258Parental Submission 24 (SCN0116)

259Parental Submission 25 (SCN0118)

260Parental Submission 26 (SCN0124)

261Parental Submission 27 (SCN0135)

262Parental Submission 28 (SCN0142)

263Parental Submission 29 (SCN0144)

264Parental Submission 30 (SCN0149)

265Parental Submission 31 (SCN0153)

266Parental Submission 32 (SCN0155)

267Parental Submission 33 (SCN0159)

268Parental Submission 34 (SCN0165)

269Parental Submission 35 (SCN0168)

270Parental Submission 36 (SCN0173)

271Parental Submission 37 (SCN0181)

272Parental Submission 38 (SCN0182)

273Parental Submission 39 (SCN0188)

274Parental Submission 40 (SCN0190)

275Parental Submission 41 (SCN0245)

276Parental Submission 42 (SCN0254)

277Parental Submission 43 (SCN0273)

278Parental Submission 44 (SCN0314)

279Parental Submission 45 (SCN0341)

280Parental Submission 46 (SCN0360)

281Parental Submission 47 (SCN0366)

282Parental Submission 48 (SCN0374)

283Parental Submission 49 (SCN0398)

284Parental Submission 50 (SCN0426)

285Parental Submission 51 (SCN0478)

286Parental Submission 52 (SCN0482)

287Parental Submission 53 (SCN0490)

288Parental Submission 54 (SCN0493)

289Parental Submission 55 (SCN0287)

290Parental Submission 56 (SCN0020)

291Parental Submission 57 (SCN0034)

292Parental Submission 58 (SCN0047)

293Parental Submission 59 (SCN0121)

294Parental Submission 60 (SCN0138)

295Parental Submission 61 (SCN0174)

296Parental Submission 62 (SCN0193)

297Parental Submission 63 (SCN0197)

298Parental Submission 64 (SCN0612)

299Parental Submission 65 (SCN0004)

300Parental Submission 66 (SCN0127)

301Parental Submission 67 (SCN0210)

302Parental Submission 68 (SCN0234)

303Parental Submission 69 (SCN0253)

304Parental Submission 70 (SCN0260)

305Parental Submission 71 (SCN0262)

306Parental Submission 72 (SCN0620)

307Parental Submission 73 (SCN0082)

308Parental Submission 74 (SCN0162)

309Parental Submission 75 (SCN0204)

310Parental Submission 76 (SCN0215)

311Parental Submission 77 (SCN0270)

312Parental Submission 78 (SCN0271)

313Parental Submission 79 (SCN0272)

314Parental Submission 80 (SCN0154)

315Parental Submission 81 (SCN0158)

316Parental Submission 82 (SCN0274)

317Parental Submission 83 (SCN0277)

318Parental Submission 84 (SCN0281)

319Parental Submission 85 (SCN0284)

320Parental Submission 86 (SCN0289)

321Parental Submission 87 (SCN0296)

322Parental Submission 88 (SCN0305)

323Parental Submission 89 (SCN0307)

324Parental Submission 90 (SCN0322)

325Parental Submission 91 (SCN0323)

326Parental Submission 92 (SCN0326)

327Parental Submission 93 (SCN0334)

328Parental Submission 94 (SCN0336)

329Parental Submission 95 (SCN0345)

330Parental Submission 96 (SCN0346)

331Parental Submission 97 (SCN0364)

332Parental Submission 98 (SCN0370)

333Parental Submission 99 (SCN0380)

334Parental Submission 100 (SCN0381)

335Parental Submission 101 (SCN0382)

336Parental Submission 102 (SCN0383)

337Parental Submission 103 (SCN0389)

338Parental Submission 104 (SCN0407)

339Parental Submission 105 (SCN0432)

340Parental Submission 106 (SCN0435)

341Parental Submission 107 (SCN0475)

342Parental Submission 108 (SCN0506)

343Parental Submission 109 (SCN0534)

344Parental Submission 110 (SCN0518)

345Parental Submission 111 (SCN0555)

346Parental Submission 112 (SCN0558)

347Parental Submission 113 (SCN0560)

348Parental Submission 114 (SCN0575)

349Parental Submission 115 (SCN0565)

350Parental Submission 116 (SCN0606)

351Parental Submission 117 (SCN0613)

352Parental Submission 118 (SCN0616)

353Parental Submission 119 (SCN0401)

354Parental Submission 120 (SCN0564)

355Parental Submission 121 (SCN0046)

356Parental Submission 122 (SCN0100)

357Parental Submission 123 (SCN0120)

358Parental Submission 124 (SCN0117)

359Parental Submission 125 (SCN0150)

360Parental Submission 126 (SCN0604)

361Parental Submission 127 (SCN0169)

362Parental Submission 128 (SCN0201)

363Parental Submission 129 (SCN0220)

364Parental Submission 130 (SCN0238)

365Parental Submission 131 (SCN0239)

366Parental Submission 132 (SCN0266)

367Parental Submission 133 (SCN0175)

368Parental Submission 134 (SCN0283)

369Parental Submission 135 (SCN0294)

370Parental Submission 136 (SCN0348)

371Parental Submission 137 (SCN0361)

372Parental Submission 138 (SCN0362)

373Parental Submission 139 (SCN0371)

374Parental Submission 140 (SCN0387)

375Parental Submission 141 (SCN0415)

376Parental Submission 142 (SCN0420)

377Parental Submission 143 (SCN0108)

378Parental Submission 144 (SCN0347)

379Parental Submission 145 (SCN0388)

380Parental Submission 146 (SCN0437)

381Parental Submission 147 (SCN0524)

382Parental Submission 148 (SCN0568)

383Parental Submission 149 (SCN0626)

384Parental Submission 150 (SCN0634)

385Parental Submission 151 (SCN0331)

386Parental Submission 152 (SCN0610)

387Parental Submission 153 (SCN0623)

388Parental Submission 154 (SCN0541)

389Parental Submission 155 (SCN0280)

390Parental Submission 156 (SCN0440)

391Parental Submission 157 (SCN0645)

392Parental Submission 158 (SCN0656)

393Parental Submission 159 (SCN0309)

394Parental Submission 160 (SCN0424)

395Parental Submission 161 (SCN0647)

396Parental Submission 162 (SCN0653)

397Parental Submission 163 (SCN0078)

398Parental Submission 163a (SCN0703)

399Parental Submission 164 (SCN0332)

400Parental Submission 165 (SCN0603)

401Parental Submission 166 (SCN0643)

402Parental Submission 167 (SCN0674)

403Parental Submission 168 (SCN0691)

404Parental Submission 169 (SCN0678)

405Parental Submission 170 (SCN0667)

406Parental Submission 171 (SCN0665)

407Parental Submission 172 (SCN0001)

408Parental Submission 173 (SCN0259)

409Parental Submission 174 (SCN0375)

410Parental Submission 175 (SCN0282)

411Parental Submission 176 (SCN0219)

412Parental Submission 177 (SCN0574)

413Parental Submission 178 (SCN0573)

414Parental Submission 179 (SCN0073)

415Parental Submission 180 (SCN0327)

416Parental Submission 181 (SCN0233)

417Parental Submission 182 (SCN0357)

418Parental Submission 183 (SCN0344)

419Parental Submission 184 (SCN0708)

420Parental Submission 185 (SCN0542)

421Parental Submission 186 (SCN0721)

422Parental Submission 187 (SCN0722)

423Parents in Need (SCN0595)

424Parents of Children with Additional Needs (SCN0556)

425Parents of children with M.E./CFS Support Group (SCN0467)

426Parkinson, Elaine (SCN0582)

427PDA Action (SCN0538)

428PDA Society (SCN0223)

429Peak School (SCN0014)

430Pilling, Mr Myles (SCN0088)

431Pilson, Ms Anna (SCN0696)

432Pinpoint Cambridgeshire (SCN0264)

433Platt, Professor Lucinda (SCN0288)

434Plymouth City Council (SCN0454)

435Policy Connect (SCN0593)

436Powell, Mrs Leigh (SCN0003)

437Pre-school Learning Alliance (SCN0147)

438Prendergast, Bren (SCN0522)

439Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College (SCN0436)

440Prosser, Mrs Alison (SCN0359)

441Psychological Services Northumberland County Council (SCN0636)

442Queen Alexandra College (SCN0572)

443Rainbow Parents Carers Forum (SCN0470)

444Reachout ASC (SCN0457)

445Reynolds, Terry (SCN0711)

446Richardson, Mrs Kathleen (SCN0130)

447Riddler, Mr Dez (SCN0148)

448RightPro (SCN0330)

449Riley, Mrs Sarah (SCN0351)

450Roberts, Di (SCN0675)

451Robertson, Christopher (SCN0176)

452Robertson, Christopher (SCN0712)

453Roehampton University (SCN0132)

454Ross, Jackie (SCN0719)

455Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (SCN0403)

456Royal College of Occupational Therapists (SCN0439)

457Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (SCN0500)

458Royal National College for the Blind (SCN0502)

459Rumbelow, Steve (SCN0683)

460Ryan, Claire (SCN0032)

461School Financial Success (SCN0229)

462Schools Students And Teachers Network (SSAT) (SCN0505)

463SeeAbility (SCN0228)

464Selfe, Dr Lorna (SCN0039)

465SEN Day by Day (SCN0235)

466SENBax Consulting (SCN0321)

467SENCO Bristol Cluster Group (SCN0532)

468SENCO Forum (SCN0178)

469SEND Family Voices (SCN0290)

470SEND Family Voices (SCN0291)

471sendPACT (SCN0559)

472Sense (SCN0453)

473Signal family support (SCN0586)

474Silvester, Mr Paul (SCN0198)

475Simpson Millar (SCN0320)

476Sisodia, Mrunal (SCN0657)

477Sixth Form Colleges Association (SCN0402)

478Sleight, Ms Katie (SCN0177)

479SOS SEN (SCN0563)

480South East Region of National Network of Parent Carer Forums (SCN0399)

481The Southfield Grange Trust (SCN0461)

482The Special Educational Consortium (SCN0480)

483Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service Board (SCN0242)

484Special Needs Jungle Ltd (SCN0419)

485Spring Common Academy (SCN0225)

486St Barnabas CE VC Primary School (SCN0400)

487St Martin’s CofE Primary and Nursery School (SCN0227)

488St Martin’s Governing Body (SCN0128)

489St. Joseph’s Specialist School & College (SCN0237)

490Staffordshire County Council (SCN0458)

491Stoney, Mrs Jan (SCN0328)

492Surrey Special School Headteachers’ Association (SCN0417)

493Telford and Wrekin Council (SCN0429)

494Temple Hill Primary School (SCN0076)

495Thameside Primary School (SCN0079)

496Together for Short Lives (SCN0430)

497Trainee Educational Psychologists at Newcastle University (SCN0340)

498Transition2 (SCN0517)

499Treloar’s (SCN0605)

500Trinity College London (SCN0411)

501Tudur, Judge Meleri (SCN0694)

502UCL Institute of Education’s Psychology and Human Development Department (SCN0200)

503Unique and PWSA UK (SCN0433)

504UNISON (SCN0211)

505University of Birmingham (SCN0536)

506University of Derby and IFF research (SCN0513)

507The View Trust (SCN0236)

508Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research (SCN0510)

509Voice (SCN0434)

510Walton On The Hill Primary School (SCN0548)

511Ward, Judge Chris (SCN0693)

512Warwickshire County Council (SCN0479)

513Warwickshire Parent Carer Forum (SCN0171)

514We Love Carers (SCN0540)

515Webb-Johnson, Amanda (SCN0600)

516Wellspring Academy Trust (SCN0395)

517West Midlands SEND Forum (SCN0161)

518West Sussex County Council (SCN0594)

519WILD Young Parents Project (SCN0062)

520Wraparound Partnership (SCN0369)

521YASS!, YAASS!, & pp4danBarnet (SCN0539)

522Yorkshire Rose Dyslexia (SCN0279)

523Young Person Submission 1 (SCN0551)

524Young Vision Alliance (SCN0584)

525YoungMinds (SCN0601)

Published: 23 October 2019