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Supporting siblings who have a brother or sister with special educational needs or a disability

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If you have a child with special educational needs or a disability (SEND) you may find it puts added stress on other family members because you are having to provide more care and support to your child with SEND.  Page Contents   Balancing your children’s needs…

Understanding sensory processing differences

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Sensory processing is the way the nervous system receives messages from our senses and turns them into motor (movement) and behavioural responses.   Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is when these messages are either not detected, or do not get organised into appropriate responses.  This article explains more about sensory processing and sensory processing difficulties.  Page contents:  What is sensory processing? The eight senses …

Home education

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Education is compulsory whereas attending school is not.  Although most parents choose to send their children to school, some will educate their children at home.  This is called Elective Home Education. Page contents: Elective Home Education (EHE) What to consider before deciding to home educate…

Relationships and sexual health for young people with SEND

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Relationships are an important part of everyone’s life, including people with disabilities.  Page contents: Healthy relationships Unhealthy relationships Where to go for help Sexual Health information Helpful information about relationships and sex Healthy relationships    Healthy relationships are all about respecting each other.  Relationships can be confusing. …

Service directory for children with a special educational need or disability

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Our directory of local services contains providers of services that have been accredited by us for families with children that have special educational needs and a disability (SEND).   The accreditation scheme will help families understand how services accommodate the needs of all children, young people and their families better. We have carried out checks to ensure the suitability and safety of…

Education other than at school (EOTAS)

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Alternative provision or ‘Education Other Than at School (EOTAS)’ is arranged by local authorities for children who are unable to attend mainstream school for reasons such as exclusion, medical conditions or significant mental health needs. Page contents: Local authority education other than at school   Education in hospital Alternative provision Local authority education other than at school  …