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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a physical condition that affects movement, posture and co-ordination.  It is usually diagnosed at birth or in early childhood. Cerebral palsy and Special Educational Needs (SEN) Each individual with cerebral palsy will be affected differently and it can vary from mild to…

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…

CF - Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition that causes sticky mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive system. This causes lung infections and problems with digesting food. In the UK, most cases of cystic fibrosis are picked up at birth using the newborn screening…

ODD - Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is a disorder where children have disruptive and oppositional behaviour that is particularly directed towards authority figures, such as parents or teachers. ODD is less severe and more common than conduct disorder. Children with ODD are constantly defiant, hostile and disobedient.…

Tourettes Syndrome

Tourette’s syndrome is a neurological condition (affecting the brain and nervous system), characterised by a combination of involuntary noises and movements called tics. It usually starts during childhood and continues into adulthood. In many cases Tourette's syndrome runs in families and it's often associated with…

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…

PWS - Prada-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi syndrome is a disease that is present from birth (congenital). It affects many parts of the body. People with this condition feel hungry all the time and become obese. They also have poor muscle tone, reduced mental ability, and underdeveloped sex organs. Prader-Willi syndrome…
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