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Useful SEN and Disability information

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

The following are useful websites for SEND both nationally and locally.

Please do not hesitate to call the school SENDco, Sue Gifkins, for further information

National

  1. The Government website

www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-code-of-practice-0-to-25

This will provide you with information about SEND nationally. The link above takes you to the SEND code of practice which is for schools, parents and other SEND parties and outlines expectations for schools

  1. Online resource; Special Education Resources on the Internet

www.seriweb.com

This has a range of SEND resources for all interested parties

  1. The Dyspraxia Foundation

www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

This site provides information and guidance for people interested in Fine and gross motor skills difficulties; known as Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

  1. The NationalAttention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service (ADDISS)

www.addiss.co.uk

This site provides information around ADHD and similar conditions

  1. The National Autistic Society

www.autism.org.uk

This site, for parents and for professionals provides guidance and a range of resources in supporting children and adults on the Autism Spectrum

  1. The British Dyslexia Association

www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

This site provides a range of resources and information for adults and children with reading and spelling difficulties

Local

  1. The Gloucestershire County Council website

www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/sen

This will cover all aspects of SEND pertinent to Gloucestershire

  1. SENDIASS

www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/pps

This is a site for parents of pupils with SEND and will signpost resources and contacts to provide advice and support.

  1. The Family Information Service (the glosfamilies directory)

www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/fis

This site is for all parents and signposts services both for children with SEND and children 0-19. It has links to services across the county, free and at cost, and covers all aspects of childcare, finances, parenting and education

  1. Gloucester Dyslexia Association

www.gloucestershiredyslexia.org.uk

This organisation provide workshops, tutoring and advice and support for children with dyslexia

  1. The local branch of the National Autistic Society

www.nas-gloucestershire.com

This site, for parents and for professionals provides guidance and a range of resources in supporting children and adults on the Autism Spectrum

 

Sue Gifkins SENDco

01242 516611 (Rowanfield Junior School)

01242 527766 (Springbank Primary Academy)