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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…

DS / DNS - Down Syndrome

Children and adults with Down’s syndrome are all unique individuals with their own personalities, family backgrounds and preferences that make them who they are. Down's syndrome, also known as Down syndrome or trisomy 21, is a genetic condition caused by an extra chromosome in the…

Dyscalculia

Dyscalculia is a brain-based condition that makes it hard to make sense of numbers and math concepts. Some kids with dyscalculia can’t grasp basic number concepts. They work hard to learn and memorize basic number facts. They may know what to do in maths class…

Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia is a neurological condition that impairs writing and memory processing. It belongs to the same family of learning differences as dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia. Dysgraphia is a condition that causes problems with written expression. For many children with dysgraphia, holding a pencil and organising…

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…

Education Welfare Service

The Stoke on Trent Education Welfare Service are a local team who have a vast knowledge of services and solutions. We have a wealth of experience in a wide range of strategies to improve school attendance. Our aim is to ensure all children and young…

The EHC Hub

    The Stoke on Trent The EHC Hub is now LIVE   The EHC Hub is a groundbreaking new digital approach to creating and maintaining Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans. It puts families, children and young people at the heart of the process and…

Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes frequent seizures. Seizures are bursts of electrical activity in the brain that temporarily affect how it works. They can cause a wide range of symptoms. Epilepsy can start at any age, but usually starts either…

Fragile X Syndrome

Fragile X syndrome is the most commonly inherited cause of learning disabilities. The name is used to refer to a family of three genetic conditions. Usually nearly all boys with the conditions will have a learning disability but only a third of the girls with…

GDD - Global development Delay

The term 'developmental delay' or 'global development delay' is used when a child takes longer to reach different milestones when growing up. These include milestones such as walking, talking or interacting socially. Someone with another condition such as Down’s syndrome may also have GDD. In…
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