Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
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
Contact your local council if your child is not in a school or nursery.
Your local Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Service can give you advice about SEND.
To find out about North Somerset's local offer for SEND, please click on this link:
Contact a Family - for families with disabled children - https://www.supportiveparents.org.uk/
North Somerset Parent Carers working together - https://www.nspcwt.org/