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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Welcome to the SEND page.

Please see below some useful links  – Speech and Language Services – Talking Point provides a guide to speech and language services and useful links to other associated websites. – Young Minds – a national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children, advice about depression, eating disorders, and other mental health issues affecting children. – Mental Health Foundation has on-line information about anxiety, depression, ADHD etc – The National Autistic Society website, the main UK charity for supporting people with ASD and their families (contains lots of useful advice and resources) – A really useful set of social stories to share with children, covering topics ranging from coping with a new baby in the family to getting a haircut to making friends. The National Autistic Society website also provides guidance on writing your own personalised social stories

British Dyslexia Association – a useful website with information about dyslexia, assessment and identification, exam concessions etc.

Dyspraxia Foundation – offers information and supports individuals and families affected by developmental dyspraxia through books, suggestions, a teen newsletter, and an adult support group. – Our Voice, a parent–led organisation working with parents and carers, as well as the statutory and voluntary sectors, to improve services for children and young people with disabilities or special educational needs in Enfield.

For support with sleep issues and sleep deprivation: