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Agenda and minutes

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(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed Members.There were no apologies. The Chair welcomed Dai Lloyd AM who was attending on behalf of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee.

(09.30 - 10.20)

2.

Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill - evidence session 10

Iestyn Davies, Chief Executive – Colegau Cymru

Joe Baldwin, Director of Learner Services, Bridgend College

Humie Webbe, Equality and Diversity Champion – NTFW

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from Colegau Cymru and the National Training Federation Wales.

 

Colegau Cymru agreed to provide a note on the number of students in FE colleges are identified as having Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities (LDD) at present.

(10.20 - 11.10)

3.

Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill - evidence session 11

Eleri Griffiths, Policy Manager - Mudiad Meithrin

Claire Protheroe, Direct Services Manager (Wales) – PACEY

Jane O’Kane, Professional Head of Health Visiting– All Wales Health Visitor Forum

Jayne Morris, Lead Health Visitor for Children with Disabilities

Andrea Wright, lead manager for Additional Learning Needs – Wales PPA

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from Mudiad Meithrin, PACEY, All Wales Health Visitor Forum and Wales Preschool Provider’s Association.

 

Mudiad Meithrin agreed to provide a note on widening the definition of ALN.

(11.20 - 12.00)

4.

Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill - evidence session 12

Sara Moran, Policy and Public Affairs Manager – Diabetes UK

Dr Justin Warner, RCPCH member in Wales and consultant at UHW

Mandy East, National Coordinator - Anaphylaxis Campaign

Ann Sivapatham, Wales Manager - Epilepsy Action

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Under Standing Order 17.24 Darren Millar AM declared he was a Vice President of Epilepsy Action.

 

The Committee heard evidence from Diabetes UK, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Anaphylaxis Campaign and Epilepsy Action.

(12.05 - 12.55)

5.

Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill - evidence session 13

Dr Dave Williams, Divisional Director Family and Therapy Services, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Rosemarie Whittle, Head of Operations and Delivery, Community Child Health Directorate, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Ellis Peters, Lead for Paediatric Occupational Therapy, Transition and Learning Disabilities OT Service, Powys Teaching Health Board

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from representatives of the NHS Confederation.

(12.55 - 13.45)

6.

Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill - evidence session 14

Alison Davies, Associate Director, Professional Practice - Royal College of Nursing Wales

Lisa Turnbull, Policy and Public Affairs Adviser - Royal College of Nursing Wales

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from the Royal College of Nursing.

(14.40 - 15.30)

7.

Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill - evidence session 15

Dr Karina Dancza, Professional Advisor, Children and Young People, College of Occupational Therapists

Sarah Lewis-Simms, Principal Occupational Therapist for Children, Cwm Taff LHB and a Member of the College of Occupation Therapists 

Kate Fallon, General Secretary – Association of Educational Psychologists

Mary Greening, Nation lead in Wales - Association of Educational Psychologists

Dr Alison Stroud, Head of Wales Office - Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

Pippa Cotterill, Professional lead for school aged children - Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

 

 

 

     

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from the College of Occupational Therapists, the Association of Educational Psychologists and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

(15.30)

8.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

The papers were noted.

8.1

Letter from the Chair to the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport

Supporting documents:

8.2

Letter from the Chair to the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport following the meeting on 18 January

Supporting documents:

8.3

Letter from the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language - Update on the Supporting Learners with Heath Care Needs Guidance

Supporting documents:

8.4

Letter from the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language - further financial information on the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

(15.30)

9.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from Item 1 at the meeting on 22 March

Minutes:

The Motion was agreed.

 

 

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