Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) can affect a child or young person’s ability to learn. They can affect their:
- behaviour or ability to socialise, for example they struggle to make friends
- reading and writing, for example because they have dyslexia
- ability to understand things
- concentration levels, for example because they have ADHD
- physical ability
Who to talk to
If you think your child may have special educational needs, contact the SEN co-ordinator, or ‘SENCO’
Mr I Leadley email@example.com.
Dorset Council's SEND Local Offer for children and young people from 0 to 25 years with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) provides information, advice and support for children and their families.
Information, advice and support can also be sought from the Dorset Special Educational Needs Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) by clicking here.