• Summary
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How have you found the changes brought about by the new SEND Code of Practice: 0-25 years (2014)? This book is the ultimate guide to making sure that you are not only meeting the requirements, but are improving outcomes for children and young people as well. Written for all professionals working in the field, it covers:  · The broader Children and Families Act (2014)  · The role of the local authority  · Guidance on all the key changes that school leaders, SENCO's, and staff are concerned about  · Case studies of settings across the 0-25 age range, including maintained schools, academies, free schools, and specialist and alternative provision. Whether you work in education, health, or social care, or are training to do so, this book will genuinely improve your provision and practice for children and young people with SEND.

How the SEN Framework changed
How the SEN Framework changed
Chapter overview

This chapter traces the background to the changes that started to be implemented from September 2014, in line with the 2014 and 2015 SENDs Codes of Practice. It outlines how SEN has evolved since the time of Warnock and the 1981 Education Act.

It explains how the Codes themselves have changed from the five-stage model of the first code, to the four-stage model of the code that was in existence from 2001 to August 2014.

It states why a change to the SEN Framework which necessitated a new SEND Code of Practice was thought to be necessary and what the changes hoped to achieve.

The background

The year 2014 was a landmark in the lives of young people ...

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