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  1. Dysgraphia

      What is Dysgraphia? You probably hear a lot about learning and attention issues like Dyslexia and ADHD but chances are you don’t hear much about dysgraphia. The condition is described as follows: ''Dysgraphia is a neurological condition that impairs writing and memory processing. It…
  2. Dyslexia

    The British Dyslexia Association defines Dyslexia as: - "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…
  3. Dyspraxia (DCD)

    Developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD), also known as dyspraxia, is a condition (Specific Learning Difficulty - SpLD) affecting physical co-ordination that causes a child to perform less well than expected in daily activities for his or her age, and appear to move clumsily. The British Dyslexia…
  4. Early Years - Integrated Two Year Check

    Health visitors carry out a development check for all children at the age of two. Additionally, where two year olds are attending an early years childcare setting, the childcare provider will also do an early years progress check. From 2015 these two checks have been integrated and,…
  5. Early Years and Childcare Briefing Note

    Helpful update regarding everything associated with "Early Years and Childcare" including: New childcare offers for working parents Wraparound childcare for primary school age children New childminder start up grant and next information session The Apprenticeship and Skills Partnership Skills for Life - Multiply To view…
  6. Early Years SEN Hubs in Hampshire

    The Early Years SEN hubs provide nursery education places for pre school children across Hampshire with significant/complex special educational needs. The aims and purposes of the Early Years SEN hubs are to: * provide early years education in an environment which provides a high level…
  7. Easy Read Guides to SEND Support

    The Department for Education and Mencap have produced two easy read guides to help set out changes in the new law for those with special educational needs or a disability. The first easy read guide has been written for parents and sets out how the recent changes…
  8. Education and Childcare

    When choosing the right educational placement for your child or young person it is important to look at all the options available to you. This section helps you compare early years and childcare provision, schools, colleges and services from across the county, find out what…
  9. Education Centres / Alternative Provision

    Hampshire has seven Education Centres (EC) known elsewhere as Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) for KS3 and KS4. Places are commissioned for either pupils who are: permanently excluded, those at risk of permanent exclusion and for pupils with medical needs or who are emotional vulnerable and…
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