|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 31 (Jan)|
|Representation||John Friel (instructed by Conningsbys) for the appellant.|
|Tim Kerr QC (instructed by Paul Robertson) for the respondent.|
|Judgment Dates:||15 January 2002|
Education - Local education authority - Statutory duty to provide special education - Mother seeking to have autistic child placed at residential school - Local education authority refusing to place child at residential school - Child appealing against decision - Expert evidence adduced that child requiring occupational therapy - Tribunal determining child having to undertake occupational therapy assessment - Whether tribunal entitled to make such an order.