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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.


This book set out to convey a sense of what the changes to the SEN Framework that occurred from September 2014 are all about, and to help readers to become familiar with the 2015 SEND Code of Practice: 0–25 years, which interprets these changes for all those involved with children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities. Part One of the book concentrated on painting a picture of what led up to the changes; the Children and Families Act that provided the legislative framework; and the contents of the SEND Code itself. In Parts Two and Three, a series of case studies were used to illustrate how schools, settings and services are working towards implementing the structural changes and the shift ...

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