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chapter 1: summary of Additional Support for Learning Act functions and duties of education authorities powers appropriate agencies rights of parents and young people
chapter 2: additional support needs legal definition of additional support needs and additional support benefit from school education what is meant by additional support? what gives rise to additional support needs?
chapter 3: meeting additional support needs values and principles of assessment and intervention inter-agency co-operation duties on appropriate agencies assessment and intervention children and young people for whom the education authority are responsible children and young people for whom the education authority are not responsible making provision planning: educational plans planning: agencies outwith education monitoring and review
chapter 4: co-ordinated support plan applying the criteria for a co-ordinated support plan seeking and taking account of views and providing information requesting an assessment preparing a co-ordinated support plan what does a co-ordinated support plan contain? role of co-ordinator review of co-ordinated support plan custody, transfer, disclosure, discontinuance, preservation and destruction of the co-ordinated support plan
chapter 5: transitionsplanning for changes in school education preparing for adulthood monitoring and review
chapter 6: working with children and families views of children and young people good practice for communicating with children and young people supporting parents supporters and advocacy good practice in communication with parents
chapter 7: resolving disagreements mediation resolving disputes by independent adjudication additional support needs tribunal further recourse good practice
chapter 8: general provisions placing requests references and appeals publishing information requests under the Act
annex a: links to other legislation, policies and guidance
annex b: co-ordinated support plan template
annex c: features of mediation
annex d: placing request routes
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