The Kinds of SEN that are Provided for
There are now four broad areas of SEND, these are:
- Communication and Interaction (SLCN, ASC)
This area of need includes children with Autism Spectrum Condition and those with Speech, Language and Communication Needs.
- Cognition and Learning (MLD, PMLD, SLD, SpLD)
This includes children with Specific Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties.
- Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties
This includes any pupils who have an emotional, social or mental health need that is impacting on their ability to learn.
- Sensory and/or Physical Difficulties
This area includes children with hearing impairment, visual impairment, multi- sensory impairment and physical difficulties.