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Autism spectrum condition

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Autism is a lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them. Page contents: What is autism Other names for autism Girls with Autism Seeking advice or referral for assessment Training…

Early years parent support and training for children with SEND

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You will know your child better than anyone else. Parent support groups, training or workshops can help you further understand your child’s additional needs by learning new ways to support them as well as interventions you may not be aware of.   Support groups are a great way to meet parents of other children who have similar needs to…

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…

Visual impairment

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This information is for parents and carers of children or young people who have or are suspected to have a visual impairment. Visual impairment is the term used to describe a loss of sight that cannot be corrected using glasses or contact lenses.   You can…

Getting a diagnosis

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Children can be born with a disability or medical condition for many reasons. Parents often worry that this may be their fault. It is important to remember this is rarely the case. Diagnosis is the formal process for identifying a disability, learning difficulty or health…

Carers week 5-11 June 2023

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Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don't think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify…

Special educational needs support in early years

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All preschool children will have their progress assessed. Between the ages of one and two, your early years setting along with your child’s health visitor should check your child’s strengths as well as areas where they may be progressing slower.   You should receive a summary of your child’s development. This will include:  personal, social and emotional development  communication and…

Learning disabilities

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Children with learning disabilities do not learn certain skills as quickly as other people. They may, therefore, need extra help in certain aspects of their lives. The skills in question will depend upon the type of needs they may have. Page contents: The difference between…