A law passed earlier this year will bring new requirements for schools on how they provide for pupils with Down syndrome – but will new, yet-to-be-published guidance clarify or confuse the situation for schools?
On 28 April, the Down Syndrome Act came into force in England.
It aims to give people with Down syndrome better access to healthcare, housing and education.
Around 41,000 people in England live with Down syndrome. Across the UK, roughly one in every 1,000 babies is born with the condition.
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