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To ask the Secretary of State for Education what assessment he has made of the merits of developing commissioning guidance for head teachers on support for children with speech, language and communication needs.
The Department has made no such assessment. The special educational needs (SEN) and disability Green Paper, “Support and aspiration: A new approach to special educational needs and disability”, highlights the importance of joint local commissioning of services for disabled children and those with SEN, with local authorities taking a leading role involving other professionals, including head teachers. Consultation on the Green Paper finished on