All Change for ALN – update

All Change for ALN – update

Reading time: 3 minutes The long-awaited Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill was passed by the National Assembly for Wales on 12 December 2017 and after receiving Royal Assent became an Act on 24 January 2018. The Welsh Government...

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Statements of Special Educational Need

Statements of Special Educational Need

Reading time: 3 minutes A question being asked by many is ‘are Statements going?’ The answer is ‘yes’. The next question is ‘when will this happen?’ and ‘what will take its place?’ These answers will follow shortly but first, if you are reading this...

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Person Centred planning (PCP)

Person Centred planning (PCP)

Reading time: 3 minutes One of the key elements of the ALN Transformation Programme is: “To improve the planning and delivery of support for learners from 0 to 25 with ALN, placing learners’ needs, views, wishes and feelings at the heart of the process.”...

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Individual Development Plans (IDPs)

Individual Development Plans (IDPs)

A key feature of the ALNET Bill is to provide an Individual Development Plan (IDP) for all pupils aged 0-25 with Additional Learning Needs. This also includes replacing all existing Statements of Special Educational Needs with IDPs. Reading time: 3 minutes Individual...

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