Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004

Overview

The Education For Persons With Special Educational Needs Act 2004 was passed to ensure that persons with special educational needs can be educated where possible in a inclusive environment, that they can have the same rights to education as persons who do not have special educational needs and to ensure that such persons are equipped by the education system with the skills they need to participate in society and to live independent and fulfilled lives.

This document outlines some of the provisions of the Act. It is intended to provide a general introduction for the reader about how provision will be made for the education of persons with special educational needs in future. It is to be hoped that the legislation will contribute greater benefits for students with special educational needs.

You can read the guide online, or download different versions below.


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