Explore the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act (2004)
The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act (2004) places duties on education authorities (and in certain circumstances health, social work and Skills Development Scotland), to work to plan and make joint provision for children and young people with complex or multiple additional support needs.
Where their needs are: significant; require support from education and another partner agency; and will last more than one year, children and young people may have a statutory co-ordinated support plan to bring together all of the support to be provided to meet their learning needs.
- What are additional support needs?
- Why may children have additional support needs?
- When can a child or young person be identified with additional support needs?