chapter  8
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The National Curriculum and Children's Special Educational Needs in the Early Years

It is irnportant to realize that, as pointed out in a booklet on SEN in the National Curriculum produced by the former National Curriculum Council (NCC, 1989), special educational needs are not just a reftection of pupils' inherent difficulties; they are often related to factors within schools which can prevent or exacerbate some problems. The interaction between the pupil and the school, including its curriculum, can also lead to learning difficulties.