Additional needs and disabilities

Additional needs and disabilities

Advice for parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) or additional needs. Information on getting a diagnosis and support for your child.

Additional needs and disabilities
Additional needs and disabilities
How can I deal with an autistic meltdown?

How can I deal with an autistic meltdown?

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How can I support my child without an autism diagnosis?

How can I support my child without an autism diagnosis?

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Does my child have a sensory sensitivity or need?

Does my child have a sensory sensitivity or need?

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What does it mean if my child’s speech is delayed?

What does it mean if my child’s speech is delayed?

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What is school refusal?

What is school refusal?

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What does a SEND or ALN diagnosis mean for me and my child?

What does a SEND or ALN diagnosis mean for me and my child?

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What should I do if I think my child has autism?

What should I do if I think my child has autism?

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What happens after my child gets an autism diagnosis?

What happens after my child gets an autism diagnosis?

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What SEN support can my child’s school provide?

What SEN support can my child’s school provide?

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What is an EHCP and an IEP, and how can my child get one?

What is an EHCP and an IEP, and how can my child get one?

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What is executive function disorder?

What is executive function disorder?

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Autism and anxiety

Autism and anxiety

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Autism assessment: what you need to know

Autism assessment: what you need to know

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How can I support my child with PDA?

How can I support my child with PDA?

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How can I keep my child with SEN safe?

How can I keep my child with SEN safe?

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Autism and mental health

Autism and mental health

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