[PDF] Advice to local authority commissioners on meeting the needs of children and young people with sensory impairments in implementing SEND reform

Source:
Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB
Publisher:
Sense;Royal National Institute of Blind People
Publication date:
31 July 2014

Abstract

This briefing is to help commissioners in local authorities discharge their responsibilities to children and young people with sensory impairments under Part 3 of the Children and the Families Act 2014 and the new Special Educational Needs Code of Practice.

It summarises five key issues on which action may be required to ensure the needs of children with sensory impairments are met. Taking action on these issues will support you in improving outcomes whilst also making effective use of specialist staff and resources.