There is a wide spectrum of individual need, ranging from ‘universal services' through to supporting children and young people with severe and complex needs who require an integrated multi-agency response.
The spectrum of need is illustrated in the windscreen model of provision below.
For most children and young people, their additional needs will be met through universal and targeted school support. Further information about the roles and responsibilities of the school, outside agencies and families at the different tiers of provision is available in the Roles and Responsibilities for Tiered Provision document.
These pages provide schools and families with an overview of the specialist services as well as specialist provision that is available for children and young people with ALN and/or a disability.