Turton and Edgworth Church of England Methodist Primary School

SEN Information

Claire Sears

Claire Sears

Angela Enright

Angela Enright

Rev Steve Parsons

Rev Steve Parsons

Welcome to the SEN page. Our SEN co-ordinators here in school are Mrs Claire Sears and Miss Angela Enright. Our SEN Governor is Reverend Steve Parsons. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 01204 852932 or email office@turtonedgworth.blackburn.sch.uk

Local Offer

Blackburn with Darwen's local offer sets out a range of support and services available to you and your child. These can be accessed at http://www.bwd-localoffer.org.uk

What is Autism (ASD)?

Autism is a condition which affects how a person communicates with others and how they relate to the world around them.  It can be characterised in varying degrees by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication and repetitive behaviours. People with autism may also be more sensitive to everyday sensory information such as sounds, smells, tastes and touch.

http://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autistic-spectrum-disorder/Pages/Introduction.aspx

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/0/21700034

What is Dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia is a common disorder affecting fine and/or gross motor coordination

http://dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/about-dyspraxia/dyspraxia-glance/

What is Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters and other symbols.

http://www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk/what-is-dyslexia

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/dyslexia/Pages/Introduction.aspx

http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/dyslexic/dyslexia-and-specific-difficulties-overview

What is ADHD?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that can include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder/Pages/Introduction.aspx

http://www.youngminds.org.uk/for_children_young_people/whats_worrying_you/adhd?gclid=CK-prtW02M8CFTIW0wod-tUI2g

http://www.adhdnorthwest.org.uk/

What is Hearing Impairment?

Hearing impairment can be described as many things, but it is often partial or full hearing loss

http://www.ndcs.org.uk/family_support/index.html

What is Visual Impairment?

Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses.

http://www.rnib.org.uk/

Links to other related websites:

Special Educational Needs Information, Advice & Support Service (PP SENDIASS) (formerly Parent Partnership Service)

http://search3.openobjects.com/kb5/blackburn/directory/service.page?id=KhGzP74crd4

Advice (including a jargon buster) to guide parents through the SEND process

https://www.ipsea.org.uk/home

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