Making Sense of Special Educational Needs

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Welcome to Education Advocacy

Education Advocacy is a specialist legal consultancy, which provides legal support and guidance to parents of children with special educational needs, taking them through the education legal jungle.

We provide a professional, affordable legal service. Our experienced case workers understand the responsibility, stress and anguish that having a child with special educational needs places on parents.

Our ethos is to place the needs of the child firmly at the centre of our work. We strongly believe if the needs of the child are appropriately met, all parties benefit, and most importantly your child takes a step towards reaching their true potential.

We offer families expert advice and support to achieve the desired result for your child and at the same time work towards minimising the emotional and financial cost to you as parents.


Education Advocacy offer expertise in the following areas of Special Educational Needs:

  • Autism
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Downs Syndrome
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Speech and Language Difficulties
  • Visual Impairment

Education Advocacy's services include specialist legal advice and support, preparation, negotiation and representation in the following areas:

  • Statement of Special Educational Needs (SSEN)
  • Education Health
    & Care Plan (EHCP)
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Exclusions
  • Bullying
  • Home Tuition
  • School Transport
  • Post 16 Provision
  • Admissions
  • Children Out of Education
  • SSEN/EHCP "Fitness Check"
information * We do not have a contract with the Legal Aid Agencies and so cannot advise on a case where the client is on Income Support/ Employment Support Allowance. Please refer directly to you will then receive a call back to discuss your case.


75% of Education Advocacy cases are settled in favour of the parent before attendance at Tribunal. This saves parents the significant emotional trauma and expense of going through a Tribunal hearing.
Education Advocacy have a 98% success rate with cases that go to tribunal which means your money and emotional investment is likely to pay off ensuring your child benefits from the right educational provision and placement.

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