IASS - Advocacy for EHC Plans

Type of service:
Local Government Department
Address:
c/o Northamptonshire County Council, One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1ED
Telephone number:
0300 126 1000
Service description:
An advocate will arrange to meet with your child or young person to answer any questions they may have relating to the EHC plans, prepare them for meetings, talk to them about what types of questions they might be asked as part of the assessment, review, transfer or process, gain their views and aspiration to be included in the EHC Plan, and attend meetings or reviews with them if required.

Criteria for referral:
• A young person between 0-25 who is the subject of an Education Health and Care Plan process, or is wishing to challenge the local authority’s refusal to undertake such an assessment.
• Resident in Northamptonshire or be living elsewhere whilst the responsibility of Northamptonshire County Council

The young person and parent or guardian of those under sixteen should be made aware of the referral. The young person should normally agree to the referral being made.
Cost:
Contact provider for cost details
Age range:
0 - 25 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
31/08/2018
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