The following leaflets have been written by pupils of Nether Green Junior School, working with our SENCO. We have used information from a range of publications, and would like to thank Mrs Rosie Dyson of the School to School Service (formally Learning Support Service (LSS)) for her help with the "Dyslexia" leaflet.
The following sites have useful information about a range of Special Educational Needs issues, and we also have books in school that you are welcome to borrow.
In this area, there is lots of useful information about things such as definitions, different types of Special Educational Needs, Statements, Assessment, the SEN Code of Practice, the Educational Psychology Service and the Parent Partnership Service.
The Sheffield Directory has lots of helpful information about SEND.
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This is the Office for Advice, Assistance, Support and Information on Special Needs, and has information free to download.
Department for Education - Publications
Special Educational Needs (SEN) - A Guide for Parents and Carers is available to download here. You can order a personal copy on 53773440, or we have some copies for loan.
This is the Sheffield INDEX of Children and Young People with Disabilities. Parents and carers can enrol their child onto the INDEX, and receive details of all the services you and your child can access across Sheffield, plus regular copies of "What's Going On" newsletter.
An independent group bringing together the parents of children and young people with a wide range of disabilities.
Information and a helpline about emotional and behavioural issues and mental health.
Sheffield SEN Disability Information, Advice and Support (formally Sheffield Parent Partnership Service)
The Sheffield SEN Disability Information, Advice and Support provides impartial information, advice and support to the parents and carers of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN).