Support Teaching and
Learning In Schools
Trainee : Chris Gerry
Trenance Learning Academy
Unit TDA 2.15 – Support children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs. 1.1 – Outline the legal requirements of disabled children and young people and those with special educational needs.
Most schools and academies now have written policies and parts of their mission statements specifically made for the inclusion and equality of SEN children. They must be in written form and should also be posted on the website for access to all who require it. There should also be policies which show the rights and responsibilities of those within the environment.
The policies may be a number of …show more content…
1.3 Describe the benefits of early recognition and intervention for disabled children and young people and those with special educational needs.
If the issues and concerns are noticed at an early stage, parents or carers can get much needed help and advice to help the child as soon as possible. This helps the child feel included and not discriminated against for the lack of knowledge about the condition. Finding out at an early stage also helps monitoring the progress and any areas of the education that can be increased or decreased depending on the individual requirements and needs. 1.4 Describe the purpose of Individual Education Plans for disabled children and young people and those with special educational needs.
An I.E.P. is put in place so the child can be monitored to a personal level and indicates exactly the requirements of that child. It allows tailored learning objectives and a clear plan for anyone involved. It also shows when new activities can be expected to be added to the learning at the correct time. It may be making sure one sound is practiced over and over or a letter not being written in the correct form. All of these can be addressed and monitored with the aid of an I.E.P. 1.5 Describe the principles in your setting of working inclusively with disabled children and young people and those with special educational needs.
Inclusion is a big part of our academy day. There are many variances in