Mr Hughes reports for Court and Tribunal on Criminal, Family, Education, Disability and Employment matters. He has worked with children, young people, families and adults in many contexts looking at learning differences including Specific Learning Difficulties, (SpLDs) dyslexia, dyspraxia, attention deficit (ADD & ADHD) Autism (ASC) Asperger Syndrome, general learning difficulties (LDs) sensory and physical difficulties.
Mr Hughes’ reports on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SENDs) for Educational Health and Care plans and IEPs have led to children and young people gaining appropriate provision. Assessments and reports on capacity to participate, fitness to plead, suggestibility and understanding of arrest and interview have informed criminal, housing, family, school attendance and court of protection matters.
Mr Hughes reports on how Assistive Technologies (ICT/computers) give access and independence to disabled children and young people facing barriers. Mr Hughes works with a multidisciplinary team including psychology, psychiatry, SALT, OT, social work and education on integrated assessments providing cost effective and comprehensive joint reports. Please quote 'EW' when contacting us.