The Equality Act 2010 makes it illegal to discriminate against a pupil on the grounds of their disability and schools must ensure all pupils have equal access to their provision. However, despite this legal protection, some parents feel their children are not getting access to the education that they have a right to – enshrined by law.
If you feel your child is not being given access to educational services due to a disability we can help you by:
The Equality Act, covers everything a school must do to make sure a child has equal access to the education. This includes removing obstacles, making adjustments to facilities or policies and providing additional staff to support the child. The law says that reasonable adjustments should be made by the school.
You’ll find our team of education lawyers friendly and easy to talk to and we understand the ins-and-outs of education law.
Our education law team is based in:
But we can help you wherever you are in England and Wales
We’re open and here to help you. We’re running as normal with our employees all working from home.
You can call us as normal on 0800 013 1165 or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also find contact details for all our advisers here.
As a flexible and technologically-adept firm, we already had many home-working systems in place. We have now rolled this technology out to all our employees working for clients, so they can continue to work normally - and from home.
If you are a client, please be assured you can get in touch with Tees and we are still working on your case. To replace face-to-face meetings, we have the facilities to do video-conferencing, conference calls or just speak on the phone, as you need.
Due to the circumstances, please call us if you would have wanted a home visit, and we can organise the best and safest way of being in touch.