Policy & Procedure
These are some of the polices and procedures. Others can be accessed through the Highland Council Website including supportforlearners and psychologicalservice
|Joint Transitions Policy||
Integrating Services for Young People and Young Adults with Additional Support Needs as a result of Disability and/or Complex Health
|Joint Transitions Procedure||
Integrating Services for YoungPeople and Young Adults with Additional Support Needs as a result of Disability and/or Complex Health
|Getting It Right For Every Child||
A seamless assessment, planning and review process for children, including the implementation of the national review of the Children’s Hearing System.
|A Curriculum for Excellence in Highland||
The Highland Curriculum for Excellence aims to support school and associated school group developments by informing, clarifying and provoking reflection.
|The Equality Act 2006 (Guidance for Schools)||
Guidance to Scottish schools and education authorities on their obligations under the Equality Act 2006.
|Additional Support for Learners Act (2004)||
Provides a framework for local authorities and other agencies to support all children. It came into force in November 2005
|Code of Practice||
A code of practice has been drawn up in consultation with parents, children and young people and those working in education, health and social services and the voluntary sector. It provides guidance to local authorities and other agencies
|A Guide for Parents/Carers Additional Support for Learners Act (2004)||
This leaflet is for the parents/carers of all children and young people in Scotland’s schools. ‘Young people’ here means 16 or 17 year olds who are still at school.
|Disability Discrimination Act||
An Act to make it unlawful to discriminate against disabled persons in connection with employment, the provision of goods, facilities and services or the disposal or management of premises; to make provision about the employment of disabled persons; and to establish a National Disability Council.
|For Scotland’s Children||
The Government is committed to 'A Scotland in which every child matters, where every child regardless of their family background, has the best possible start in life.'
|For Highland’s Children 2||
“All of Highland’s children have the best possible start in life; enjoy being young; and are supported to develop as confident, capable and resilient, to fully maximise their potential.”
|Policy and Strategy for the Education of Pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
||Policy and strategy for the Education of Pupils with Autistic Spectrum disorders|
|Highland Learning Disability Relationships Group||
A report into working in partnership with people who use services, carers and the independent sector.
|It’s Everyone’s Job to Make Sure I’m Alright||This report presents the findings and recommendations of a review of child protection practice which was carried out across Scotland.|
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