We call for additional resourcing for those requiring additional support as new figures show an escalating number of children with additional support needs while specialist teacher numbers slump.
Kenny Graham, Head of Education at Falkland House School, writes for Friends of the Scotsman on the need for greater action when it comes to addressing the mental health needs of children and young people.
We call on the Scottish Government to increase investment in mental health services for children and young people.
We call for the budget spent on mental health services for children and young people to be tripled in the forthcoming Scottish Budget.
We call for incoming council administrations and the Scottish Government to act urgently and increase funding as new figures highlight an 11% cut in additional support for learning spend per pupil since 2012/13.