Advice to help parents and carers make the most of communication with the school about their child’s supportDownload PDF
A short guide to help parents and carers feel prepared for schools reopening.Download PDF
Advice for parents and carers if a child has not been able to return to school.Download PDF
A parent-friendly guide explaining additional support for learning and the impact of coronavirus on children’s need for support.Download PDF
This factsheet explains the key information you need to know about your child’s rights to additional support for learning.Download PDF
This factsheet explains what local authorities, schools and nurseries should do to make sure all pupils are included, treated fairly, and have their wellbeing supported and protected.Download PDF
This factsheet explains the main laws that apply to support and adaptations for disabled pupils at school and nursery.Download PDF
This factsheet explains the rights of looked after children and young people to get support with their learning at school.Download PDF
This factsheet explains how much early learning and childcare children are entitled to, and what support they can get with their learning before starting school.Download PDF
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There have been changes to the laws on educating children with additional support needs in Scotland.
The advice found in our normal publications and on our main website may not apply while Scotland responds to the coronavirus.
Our coronavirus webpages can help you understand the current changes.