Respond to a disability discrimination claim (SEND22)

How schools and local authorities should respond to claims to the SEND Tribunal by parents who believe their child has been discriminated against because of a disability.

Applies to England



This guidance is for a ‘responsible body’. This is the body responsible for the school, or for the activity during which there was allegedly discrimination.

A responsible body can include a:

  • governing body
  • local authority
  • school’s owner

Find out more about the SEND Tribunal.

Published 1 August 2014