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Provision for pupils temporarily in wheelchairs

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Last updated on 6 September 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What provision should be made for a pupil temporarily in a wheelchair? We relay advice from the Department for Education and the Equality Advisory Support Service on adjustments for pupils whose mobility is temporarily impaired. We also link to case studies of schools providing adjustments.

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Contents

  1. 1 Making adjustments  
  2. 2 School site and buildings: adjustments for accessibility
  3. 3 Classroom adjustments
  4. 4 Toilet assistance
  5. 5 Pupils pushing wheelchairs
  6. 6 Health and safety considerations

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