A new report considers the implications for education of the SEN/month of birth effect

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Want to encourage your disabled students in sport? Godfrey Hall has a number of ideas and sources of support for schools in doing so

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SENCO Week discusses low incidence special educational needs — those with significant difficulties and/or disablities which affect only a small number of children

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SENCO Week provides information to help you support pupils with physical or sensory difficulties and outlines the role of the Disability Discrimination Act read more

SENCO Week explains the tell-tale signs of hearing impairment and introduces some support strategies. Also included is SENCO Helpsheet 4 on medical conditions. read more

Here are some useful reminders about making good provision for pupils with visual impairments

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Special education consultant Michael Farrell considers provision for pupils with severe learning difficulties (SLD) read more

Special education consultant Michael Farrell considers provision for pupils with orthopaedic impairments and motor disorders read more

Developmental verbal apraxia is the inability to coordinate the lip, tongue and throat muscles in order to form sounds into words

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Children with moderate learning difficulties (also known as global learning difficulties) have a general developmental delay. They have difficulties with learning across all areas of the school curriculum

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Dr Diane Bebbington and Eileen Burke examine the effects of unsupported language difficulties. read more

A new survey draws attention to the lack of preparedness for dealing with epilepsy in schools. The survey was presented as part of National Epilepsy Week’s theme of ‘Educational challenges for children and younger people’. Epilepsy Action has also produced information and resources which SENCOs will find useful in advising colleagues. read more