Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 2 Issue 3

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Procedural Confusion: Challenging the Decisions of the Special Educational Needs Tribunal

Belinda Schwehr

Rights of appeal against decisions of the new Tribunal are not found in the 1993 Education Act. The statute which creates such a right appears to give a choice of appeal route…

Social Services Law: Judicial Review, Financial Resources and Legitimate Expectations

Belinda Schwehr

In the context of a recent judicial review case, the Court of Appeal has delivered, on the one hand, a powerful weapon for people with disabilities who need social services, but…

Assessment of Capacity to Make Treatment Decisions in Adults with Learning Disabilities

Josephine Wong

Capacity is a key issue in decision making. Assessments of capacity determine whether someone's wishes are to be respected, or if a decision is to be made on his or her behalf. In…

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