This factsheet explains how and when you can use independent mediation to resolve a disagreement about your child’s support.Download PDF
This factsheet explains how and when you can use independent adjudication to resolve a disagreement about your child’s support.Download PDF
This factsheet explains what appeals you can take to an education appeal committee, and how the process works.Download PDF
This factsheet explains the disagreements you can refer to the Additional Support Needs Tribunal, and how the tribunal process works.Download PDF
This factsheet explains when you can make a section 70 complaint to Scottish Ministers about a failure under education law.Download PDF
An infographic to explain how you can find out about local authorities arrangements for supporting children’s learning during coronavirus.Download PDF
Five things to remember about learning at home during coronavirus.Download PDF
Advice to help parents and carers make the most of communication with the school about their child’s supportDownload PDF
Advice for parents and carers if a child has not been able to return to school.Download PDF
Practical answers to questions you may have about identifying and assessing your child’s additional support needs.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.