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Autistic boy battles for school place.

Autistic boy battles for school place.

An autistic boy who had his leg amputated is battling for a secondary school place.

Daniel Webster, 11, has missed school for two years due to illness and school refusal - also known as school phobia.

Trina Webster said she had letters from mainstream and special schools saying they could not cater for his needs.

Dudley Council said it was committed to giving children "the means to reach their full potential."

Mrs Webster, of Halesowen, spoke to the BBC after seeing Newsnight's investigation into why 1,500 children with special educational needs and disabilities (Send) are without a school place in England.

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