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What is Special Educational Needs?

Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) have learning difficulties that can make it harder for them to learn than most children of the same age. These children may need extra or different help from that given to others.


Special Educational Needs are broadly defined by the following four areas of need:

•Communication and Interaction

•Cognition and learning

•Social, emotional and mental health

•Sensory and / or physical

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