4 Areas of SEND
There are four broad areas of Special Educational Need, these are:
Communication and Interaction
This area of need includes children with Autism Spectrum Condition and those with Speech, Language and Communication Needs.
Cognition and Learning
This includes children with Specific Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties.
Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties
This includes any pupils who have an emotional, social or mental health need that is impacting on their ability to learn.
Physical and/or Sensory Difficulties
This area includes children with hearing impairment, visual impairment, multi-sensory impairment and physical difficulties.