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.
Chapter 8: Meeting SEN in specialist and alternative provision
Meeting SEN in specialist and alternative provision
This chapter considers how different types of specialist and alternative provision address the needs of pupils for whom learning creates a significant challenge.
There is a consideration of the change in the SEND Code of Practice from Behaviour, Emotional and Social Development (BESD) to Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH) and case studies of a non-maintained and a free school for these pupils.
The chapter also covers the overlap between pupils with these needs and pupils who find themselves in various types of Alternative Provision (AP), as both are inclined to arrive with a history of being excluded or at risk of exclusion.
The steps that have been taken to give both ...