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  1. Disabled Students Allowances (DSA)

      Disabled Students' Allowances are extra money for higher education students who are studying at university or college. DSAs are not intended to pay for disability-related costs that you would have whether you were a student or not, such as personal care support. You can…
  2. 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…
  3. 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…
  4. 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…
  5. 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,…
  6. 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…
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