Too Little, Too Late: The views of parents/carers on their child’s experiences of the Special Educational Needs (SEN) process in mainstream schoolsResearch Report
This report of parents/carers’ views was commissioned by the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY) as part of its Children’s Rights Based Review of Special Educational Needs Provision in Mainstream Schools. It is one of a suite of reports that explores the issues preventing children and young people from fully realising their rights to an effective education in the context of SEN provision in mainstream schools.
The full suite of ‘Too Little, Too Late’ reports are available on NICCY’s website at www.niccy.org/senreviewreports. This includes the main report, summary report and an Easy Read version. The main report sets out the views of various stakeholders including Principals/Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs), Educational Psychologists, representatives from the Voluntary Community Sector, and parents/carers as presented in this report. It also includes an analysis of operational data on SEN provision, and sets out a range of recommendations for improving SEN provision in mainstream schools that are grounded in the evidence collected.