Council at fault for moving autistic teenager

Good guidance practice issued care providers
Michael King, Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

An investigation has found significant faults with the way a council moved an autistic teenager from her residential special school midway through her studies. The teenager had been attending the out-of-county independent school for five years when Suffolk County Council moved her in July 2016. The council planned to educate the girl at a local…

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