If a child or young person has Additional Learning Needs (ALN), they may need more support to learn than the majority of children and young people of the same age. Read more about additional learning needs (ALN).
Additional learning provision is available in many educational settings and helps to support children or young people with Additional Learning Needs (ALN). Find out more about additional learning provision.
If your child has Additional Learning Needs, you may receive certain kinds of support and information from your child’s school. Read about the different kinds of information you can expect to receive.
Children and young people with Additional Learning Needs (ALN) may receive support from specialist professionals within their Local Authority. Learn about the specialists who may be involved in your child’s education.
The SEN Code of Practice for Wales informs schools and other educational settings about their statutory duty to make provision for children’s Additional Learning Needs. View key points from the Code of Practice.
If you are concerned about the progress your child is making at school, you should talk to your child’s teacher or the Additional Learning Needs Coordinator (ALNCo). Read about what may happen when you do this.
Additional Learning Needs (ALN) support or provision can take many different forms, depending on your child’s individual needs. Learn more about the purpose of ALN support and find examples of what this may include.
You may be the first person to become aware that your child may have Additional Learning Needs (ALN), or this may be identified by your child’s teacher or school. Read more about how children’s needs are identified and assessed.