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Additional Learning Needs

A girl with additional learning needs with her therapist

This page provides information about the role of the NHS under the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018 – the ALN Act.  It explains what the ALN Act means for children and young people who have additional learning needs, where the NHS are involved in meeting their needs.

The videos on this page show how Powys Teaching Health Board collaborate with our education partner, to make a difference for children and young people with additional learning needs.

The videos also provide information about the role of three of our service areas that have a key part to play in supporting children with additional learning needs – Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy.