Does your child have a special educational need or disability?
The law says that a child/young person has special educational needs if they have learning difficulties of disabilities that make it harder for them to learn than most children/young people of the same age. Special Educational Needs could mean that a child has difficulty with any of the following:
• reading, writing, number work
• understanding information
• expressing themselves
• understanding what others are saying
• making friends or relating to adults
• a physical need which may affect them in school
• a sensory impairment (sight, hearing, etc.)
Does your child or young person have SEND?
We have produced this self-help guide to answer a few of our most common enquiries from families.