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Know Your Rights: Update on current legislation and benefits for children and young people with sensory impairments

Books

Doran, Peter
Right help at the right time in the right place: strategic review of learning provision for children and young people with complex additional support needs
Scottish Government, 2012
ISBN 9781780459684
Review of national and local educational provision for children who have additional support needs. (Doran Review)
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/11/7084

Enquire
Parents' guide to additional support for learning (2nd ed)
Enquire, 2017
ISBN 9781901589610
Explains the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act and details procedures and advice for parents. New version.
http://enquire.org.uk/publications/parents-guide

Equality and Human Rights Commission
Reasonable adjustments for disabled pupils: Scotland
Equality and Human Rights Commission, 2012
Explains how auxiliary aids are now incorporated into the adjustments required for education providers to make for pupils who need them.
https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/publication-download/reasonable-adjustments-disabled-pupils-scotland

Equality and Human Rights Commission
Technical guidance for schools in Scotland [Equality Act 2010]
Equality and Human Rights Commission, 2013
This technical guidance applies to the provisions in the Equality Act 2010 brought into force on 1 October 2010, and the extension of reasonable adjustments to include auxiliary aids and services brought into force on 1 September 2012.
https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/publication-download/technical-guidance-schools-scotland

Everett, Dominic
Sharing your journey: a guide for parents of children who are blind or partially sighted
RNIB Scotland, 2015
A general guide to the journey a child with sight loss may take. Gives information on medical issues, entitlements, education, independence and careers.

Great Britain
Children (Scotland) Act 1995 Chapter 36
HMSO, 1995
ISBN 010543695X
This act covers parental responsibilities, guardianship issues and child protection.
https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1995/36/contents

HM Inspectorate of Education
Count us in: achieving success for deaf pupils
H M Inspectorate of Education, 2007
ISBN 9780705311236
A report outlining good practice for achievement by deaf pupils.
https://education.gov.scot/Documents/CountUsIn.pdf

Learning and Teaching Scotland
Curriculum for excellence
Learning and Teaching Scotland, 2009
The aim of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) is to improve the learning, attainment and achievement of young people in Scotland through ensuring that they can successfully perform on a broad front, not just in terms of examinations.

Nicholson, Linda
Analysis of responses to the children and young people bill consultation
Scottish Government Social Research, 2012
ISBN 9781782562641
The Children and Young People Bill will set out fundamental reforms to the way services for children and young people are designed, delivered and reviewed. This reports on the consultation responses to the proposals.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/12/4986

Scottish Government
Guide to getting it right for every child
Scottish Government, 2012
Overview of the practice model set forth by the Scottish Government for ensuring that Scotland's children get the best start in life.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Young-People/gettingitright/publications/practice-guide

Scottish Government
Meeting the needs of Scotland's children and young people with complex additional support needs: the Scottish Government's response to the Doran Review
Scottish Government, 2012
ISBN 9781780459660
Provides the Scottish Government's response to the recommendations of the Doran review which examined the national and local provision of education to children with additional support needs.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/11/6244

Scottish Government
Supporting children's and young people's learning: a report on progress of implementation of The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 (As amended)
Scottish Government, 2012
ISBN 9781780456669
Scottish Government report to document the progress in implementing the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/02/7679/0

Articles

Wright, Susan
Meeting with success
Insight
Nov/Dec 2009, No 24, p32-33
A few simple tips for parents to get the best out of meetings.

Websites

Education Scotland
How good is our early learning and childcare? (HGIOELC)
Education Scotland, 2016
This new framework seeks to build on previous self evaluation tools but at the same time take a fresh look at the developing needs and reflect the changes and increased provision of the early years sector today.
https://education.gov.scot/improvement/Pages/frwk1hgioearlyyears.aspx

Education Scotland
How good is our school? (4th ed)
Education Scotland, 2015
ISBN 9780705318891
This edition aims to support the growth of a culture of self-improvement across Scottish education. It builds on previous editions and continues the journey of moving Scottish education from being good overall to being great overall.
https://education.gov.scot/improvement/frwk2hgios

Great Britain. Scottish Parliament
Children and young people (Scotland) act 2014 (asp 8)
TSO, 2014
ISBN 9780105902157
About the rights of children and young people; investigations by the Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland; the provision of services and support for or in relation to children and young people; an adoption register; children’s hearings, detention in secure accommodation and certain proposals in relation to schools.
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2014/8/contents/enacted

Scottish Government
Supporting children's learning: code of practice (rev ed)
Scottish Government, 2010
ISBN 9780755994700
Code of practice for the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 as amended.
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2011/04/04090720/0