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Description of activity
KIDS run vital, life changing services to disabled children and young people, aged 0-25 years, along with their families.
Their purpose is to enable children and young people with special education needs and disabilities to enjoy their lives and achieve their ambititions, whilst providing support and guidance to their families.
Disagreement Resolution Services
o KIDS London SEN Mediation Service aims to help resolve disagreements that arise between parents/carers/young people when they do not agree with the provision made by education, health or social care services for children and young people with SEN or a disability. This includes children or young people who are looked after.
o The service also aims to help resolve disagreements between parents/carers/young people and the governing bodies of maintained schools and maintained nursery schools, early years providers, further education institutions or the proprietors of academies, about how these authorities, bodies or proprietors are carrying out their education, health and care duties for children and young people with SEN, whether they have Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans or not.
o Disagreement resolution arrangements also cover disagreements about the health and social care elements of EHC plans and also disagreements between local authorities and health commissioning bodies during EHC needs assessments or re assessments, the drawing up of EHC plans or reviews of the plans.