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Education and skills
Additional learning needs (special educational needs)
Special educational needs
Special educational needs
Guidance and services
Developing as a person-centred organisation
Guidance for schools, colleges and nurseries on how to become more person-centred.
Person-centred practice in education
How person-centred thinking tools can help schools, colleges and nurseries support learners.
The role of the special educational needs coordinator (SENCo)
Guidance to clarify the roles of SENCos and encourage the sharing of good practice.
Guidance for school information management systems
It helps mainstream and special schools and local authorities to collect and record accurate and consistent information.
Assistive technology: guidance for teaching practitioners to support learners with specific learning difficulties
An overview of available technology and how it can help learners.
Special educational needs: guidance for carers and parents
Includes advice on understanding, what to do if you are worried and how you can help.
Special educational needs: code of practice
The role of education providers in identifying and improving the experience of children with special needs.
Securing post-16 education for young people with learning difficulties: guidance for Careers Wales
Guidance on the assessment process and providing placements.
Educational psychologist: guidance
Guidance on the role of educational psychologists and the services they can provide.
Securing post-16 education for young people with learning difficulties at specialist further education establishments: appeal form
Use this form to appeal a decision on a funding application or other request.
Specific learning difficulties: screening, assessment and intervention
Guidance to help identify and support learners with specific learning difficulties.
Securing post-16 education for young people with learning difficulties: guidance for specialist further education (FE) establishments
Guidance for specialist FE establishments on the assessment process and providing placements.
Specific learning difficulties framework
Guidance to help schools understand the difficulties of learners so that they can make suitable changes.
Securing post-16 education for young people with learning difficulties at specialist further education establishments
Guidance for all on the assessment process, funding and reporting requirements.
Children’s rights to appeal and make a claim to the Special Educational Needs Tribunal for Wales: guidance for local authorities
Guidance to ensure children are made aware of their rights.
Policy and background
Includes strategy, reports, projects and assessments.
The transition to further and higher learning for young people with special educational needs: final report
A review of the current process and how it could be improved.
Review of funded placements for post-16 learners with learning difficulties
Recommendations to improve the management of placements at specialist further education establishments.
Current speech, language and communication educational support
Presentation on our study to identify speech, language and communication support for learners aged 0 to 25.
Children’s rights to appeal and make a claim to the Special Educational Needs Tribunal for Wales: impact assessment
An assessment of how our policy affects children's rights.
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