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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss

Sensory and/or Physical Needs

My child has sensory and/or physical needs.

This can include:

 

 

  • Vision.
  • Hearing.
  • Gross motor co-ordination.
  • Fine motor co-ordination.
  • Self-organisation for daily living.
  • It includes conditions such as cerebral palsy, physical injury, dyspraxia.

NB Please see speech, language and social communication section for sensory issues relating to ASD/Asperger Syndrome.

All children at The Croft can access:

 

  • Quality First Teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEN practice).
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.
  • School adheres to guidelines on physical access.
  • Access to homework support clubs.
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.
  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all children regardless of ability.

Support for targeted groups of children may include:

 

 

  • Risk assessments.
  • Handwriting /fine motor/keyboard skills training.
  • Group discussions and information-giving from our school nurse.
  • Access to technology and software,
  • Access to Learning Assistant Support.
  • Occupational Therapy interventions devised by NHS professionals and delivered in school by LAs

Targeted individual support many include:

 

  • Pupil Profiles
  • 1:1 Outside Agency support with independent Occupational Therapist (On site on Mondays and Fridays).
  • Specialist equipment and materials, such as low vision aids and enlarged adapted resources.
  • Targeted LA support for complex medical needs, including practical support.
  • Exam Access Arrangements.

 Please note: These options need to be agreed upon for each student in conjunction with parents/carers and then regularly reviewed/modified.

 

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