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CAD 0-5 Support Team (Children and Adults with Disabilities)

The CAD Support team works in collaboration with agencies across education, health, social care, voluntary sector and parent/carers to provide quality, timely, coordinated access to specialist support, teaching, assessment and family support for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families. The…

Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling. It's a "specific learning difficulty", which means it causes problems with certain abilities used for learning, such as reading and writing. Unlike a learning disability, intelligence isn't affected. It's estimated that up to 1 in…

Equipment and Adaptations

Your child may need equipment, an adaptation or professional advice to assist them with day-to-day living and to maximise their independence in their own homes.

Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is a build-up of fluid on the brain. The excess fluid puts pressure on the brain, which can damage it. If left untreated, hydrocephalus can be fatal. This page covers: Symptoms Types Diagnosis Treatment Complications of surgery Causes Symptoms of hydrocephalus The damage to…

Paediatric Occupational Therapy

What is Paediatric Occupational Therapy? Paediatric occupational Therapy uses specialist clinical skills and approaches to enable your child to achieve their maximum independence. We focus on three core occupational Therapy areas self-care (washing, eating and dressing), productivity (being able to attend nursery, school or college)…

Qualified Teacher for Multi Sensory Impairment (MSI)

We provide support and advice for children and young people with a dual sensory impairment. Children who have both hearing and visual impairments may be referred to as Deafblind. These children may have additional disabilities and needs. We work closely with hearing impairment (HI) and…

Qualified Teachers of the Deaf (Hearing Impaired)

We provide support and advice for children and young people with hearing impairment from diagnosis or following a referral to our services.  We offer: Home Visits - advice and support to families in order to best develop language, communication and listening skills. We monitor the…

Specialist Assistant for Medical and Physical Needs

The Specialist Assistant aims to give the fullest access possible to the curriculum through IT and other reasonable adjustments in the classroom. This is done by using existing resources and/ or specialist equipment.  The Specialist Assistant: Supports children and young people in school to access…

Teacher for the Visually Impaired

The Visual Impairment service provides for children and young people with medical diagnoses of visual impairment.  As well as those with SS or SSI Registrations and children with no diagnosis but who have deteriorating eye conditions which cannot be corrected with glasses.  The qualified Teacher…

Vision Impairment Support

We have put together some useful information for children and young people with Vision Impairment.
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