Category: Rights & Legislation


More about IPSEA

Following on from my last post on IPSEA (read it here) Julia Hancock – IPSEA Development Manager – very kindly sent me the following article about IPSEA and the work they do.

Independent Parental Special Education Advice – known as IPSEA

I asked Jane McConnell, Chief Executive of IPSEA, to tell us about their work. Jane became [...]

IPSEA: Independent Parental Special Education Advice

A few weeks back I received an email from Jane McConnell, the mother of a boy with Downs Syndrome. But she’s also legally qualified and runs a charity called IPSEA. Jane wanted me to add a piece to AllAboutSpecialNeeds.com to help raise awareness of this service. I emailed her back to suggest she submit a piece [...]

Blue Badge scheme

The following is reproduced, with permission from the relevant area of the Directgov website. However, you should also be made aware that, if you are on the higher rate of Disability Living Allowance and a blue badge holder, then you are entitled to disability ”exemption from paying vehicle excise duty” (car tax). For more information visit [...]