#8220;All we want is for our child to be assessed and a diagnosis given for their educational needs. We are in limbo.#8221;
But a spokesman for Essex County Council said assessments were #8220;a clinical service commissioned by the NHS#8221;.
The North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group said Essex County Council was #8220;responsible for assessment#8221;.
#8220;It is distressing for me, my family and my son because he is supposed to be starting school next September and for that he will need an Education, Health and Care Plan (which have now replaced special educational needs statements).