Improving extra support for children with special educational needs and disabilities

Special education needs: a graduated response (PDF) explains the criteria to apply in assessing special educational needs or disabilities and the four broad strands of action to be taken to help those needing extra support, beyond that usually provided in the classroom (excluding early years).

More detailed information is also available regarding:

  • early years
  • training is via SENCO network briefings arranged by leading SENCOs and through practitioner training in early years setting.