What are Additional Support Needs?

The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 introduces a new framework for providing support for children and young people who need some additional help with their learning.

The Act aims to ensure that all children and young people are provided with the necessary support to help them work towards achieving their full potential.

It also encourages all those supporting children and young people to work together. The act introduces the concept of Additional Support Needs.

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