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Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 1 – Additional support needs

6.This section defines what is meant by the term “additional support needs” and describes its context. The need for additional support is related to the ability to benefit from school education. Support is considered as additional if it is provision that is different in some way from that generally provided for children of the same age in pre-school centres and schools.

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