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ADDITIONAL NEEDS & SEND

From assessments to diagnoses, explore Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) and additional support in this section.

Children's additional needs and disabilities  

Find out more from the information, guidance and resources for families and professionals surrounding the support we offer for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) in the sections below.

 

Please note there is also further information on Northumberland County Council's website about support for children with additional needs here.​​​

Support Group Session

WAITING FOR ASSESSMENT

Information when you are waiting for assessment or diagnosis

Speech Therapist

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE

Key play activities to develop your child’s speech development

Kindergarten

SEND & EARLY YEARS

Find out what SEND support you can expect from Early Years providers 

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INFORMATION & SUPPORT

Find out more about organisations that can help with specific conditions 

Child with additional needs enjoying an activity session

LEARNING TOGETHER THROUGH PLAY (AND)

Free Learning Together Through Play (LTTP) sessions for children with additional needs 

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SENSORY SUPPORT SERVICE

For hearing impairment, visual impairment and multi-sensory impairment 

Child in wheelchair working at table in classroom

SEND LOCAL OFFER

The Local Offer supports families of young people with Special Educational Needs/Disabilities

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FAMILIES INFORMATION SERVICE (FIS)

Access the Northumberland Families Information Service 

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