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Information on SEN and disabilities

Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) can affect children and young people in a number of ways and may include:

  • developmental and learning delays
  • speech, language and communication delays
  • physical disability (incl hearing and vision)
  • emotional and mental health needs
  • medical needs

The information in this section will help you understand what SEND means and how to get help for your child or young person.