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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.

Provision across the services and up to 25 years
Provision across the services and up to 25 years
Chapter overview

This chapter focuses on two significant changes in the way the SEND system operates in the wake of the Children and Families Act and the SEND Code of Practice 2015. These are:

  • A change in culture that sees education, health and social care working much more closely together, in order to take a more holistic view of the needs of children, young people and their families
  • The change to the age range that SEN covers, now 0–25 years.

Case studies include, Project Search, which helps young people into employment; a mainstream secondary school working with other services to provide a safe and secure environment; a special secondary school that ...

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