The guide uses a simplified layout and language which, as the changes are supposed to cover young people with SEN and disabilities up to the age of 25, is a very good idea.
The actual bill contains lots of clauses and sub-clauses and referrals to clauses stated a few paragraphs previously and so even if the language within it isn't too difficult, you can get a headache just working out which bit each paragraph is referring to.
I actually have a sneaky feeling lots of adults will be reading this version as well - let's face it, unless you have a lot of time to pore over it, something that lays out the changes in basic terms is of great benefit.
It also means that adults working with young people who want to understand what's in the bill can read it along with them without having to find ways to interpret a complicated text.
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