What is Special Educational Needs and Disability SEND?

A child or young person has special educational needs (SEN) if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her.

A child or young person has a learning difficulty or disability if they have a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of other of the same age, or they have a disability which prevents or hinders them from making use of the facilities normally available for other children.

Overview: Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) can affect a child or young person’s ability to learn. They can affect their:

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