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DCD - Dyspraxia

Developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD), also known as dyspraxia, is a condition affecting physical co-ordination that causes a child to perform less well than expected for his or her age in daily activities and appear to move clumsily. Early developmental milestones of crawling, walking, self-feeding and…

ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. It includes Asperger syndrome and childhood autism. Some people also use the term autism spectrum condition or ‘neurodiverse’ (as opposed to people without autism being ‘neurotypical’). The main features of…

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Supporting Communication with Deaf Babies and Toddlers

Most parents of deaf children are hearing and don't have much experience of hearing loss so it’s understandable that you might feel unsure about how to engage with your child.In most cases there is no reason why, with the right support and encouragement, your child…

SEN and Disability - Local Offer

The Children and Families Act (2014) has introduced a new approach to the way children, young people and their families are supported. The Local Offer will bring together information from education, health and social care about Special Educational Needs and Disability all into one place.…

Local and National Consultations

Details of current consultations are available on this page. If there is nothing listed it means that we are not currently holding any consultations at the moment.      

Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that mainly affects the way people read and spell words. Dyslexia is thought to be one of the most common learning difficulties. It's estimated that up to 1 in every 10 people in the UK has a certain degree…

Covid 19 - Corona Virus Updates

Stay alert We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means you must: stay at home as much as possible work from home if you can limit contact with other people keep your distance if you go out (2 metres…

Being Independent

Here you will find a range of different services to support you in being independent and taking control of your life. To refine your search, either click on a category on the right of the page or select an age group below. To go to…

APD - Auditory Processing Disorder

Auditory processing disorder (APD) is a hearing problem where the brain is unable to process sounds in the normal way. It can affect people of all ages, but often starts in childhood. Symptoms of auditory processing disorder APD can affect people in many different ways.…
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