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Classroom Help For Children With SEN

 


Under the Disability Discrimination Act, appropriate help must be provided by schools and colleges so that children with special educational needs are ‘on a level playing field’ with their peers.


Someone with dyspraxia who writes very slowly may qualify for extra time in exams, get help with typing tuition and be permitted to use a laptop in class.

You should hope for a quiet confidence from your school about fulfilling your child’s special needs, but if staff appear horrified by them or flippant in their attitude to dealing with it then it's time to reconsider what is best for your child.


Classroom Help For Children With SEN
  Under the Disability Discrimination Act, appropriate help must be provided by schools and colleges so that children with special educational needs are ‘on a level playing...

SEN - How A School Should Help
Article published 5th June 2008   The statutory guidance on inclusive schooling that exists for all state schools and nurseries for children with SEN in England doesn't apply...


Choosing a school for SEN - on a visit
Article published 9th June 2008 Special educational needs and their associated problems are as wide-ranging and individual as the child. If you decide to visit a school, allow at least...

Getting Reading Right  - A Case Study
Leighton Primary School, Crewe has high levels of deprivation but low levels of SEN. Their aim is not just 'every child a reader' but to help all children discover the joy of reading...



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