SEN plans are too simplistic

15th February 2013 at 00:00

Any attempt to clarify the complex area of special educational needs will require more than the simplistic proposals currently on offer in England ("A step change in SEN education", 8 February). A detailed definition of SEN must include the clinical component of learning disability. Complex needs require a collaborative and consistent combination of specialist services.

Ron Babbage, headteacher, St John's Special School and College, Bedford.

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