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  1. SEN Support and the graduated approach

    The definition of special educational needs: In the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice (2014) the definition of SEN remains the same: ‘A pupil has SEN where their learning difficulty or disability calls for special educational provision, that is provision different from…
  2. Autism and going to the cinema

    As cinemas are often places that are not easily accessible, autism-friendly screenings (AFS) aim to make families feel welcome, comfortable and relaxed in an environment that can otherwise seem traumatic. Families are able to enjoy a film in an environment designed for people on the…
  3. Selective mutism

    Selective mutism is a severe anxiety disorder where a person is unable to speak in certain social situations, such as with classmates at school or to relatives they don't see very often. It usually starts during childhood and, left untreated, can persist into adulthood. A…
  4. Guidance for new Dads

    What is the DadPad? A practical guide to gaining the confidence and skills necessary to be the very best dad you can be, developed with the NHS. Why do you need it? As a new dad you will feel excited, but you may also feel…
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