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Choosing childcare

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Before you decide on a childminder, pre-school, nursery or other childcare provider for your child, it is important to understand certain factors. Page contents Children's needs Parental involvement and communication Availability Fees How nurseries or pre-schools and out of school providers are managed Questions for childminders…

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 …

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. …

Things to do with your child with special educational needs and/or a disability

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There are many things you can do with your child with special educational needs and or a disability, but they may take more planning and preparation. Page contents: Planning your day Concessions Directory of local services Accessible holidays and special assistance Further information Planning your day…

Hospital services for children and adults with SEND

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Coming to hospital, whether planned or in an emergency, can be a worrying time.   For children and people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), a hospital visit can be even more challenging, and may happen more often depending on the disability.  This article covers information about the additional help and support your child or any person…

School meals

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Page contents: School meals Universal infant free school meals Free School Meals Applying for free school meals Free school meals during school holidays School Meals School meals can save you time on preparing lunches and offer children and young people a wide choice of healthy…