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Special Educational Needs

Our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator at Benington is Mrs Tyler.

She can be contacted through the school office on 01438 869254

Do you want to know how the changes to special educational need provision could affect you and your child?

In line with the new SEN Code of Conduct, introduced on 1st September 2014, please take a look at these guidelines and policies to see what the school will offer you and your child by following these links.

Delivering special provision locally (DSPL)

Please note, as of 16-03-2020, all DSPL2 outreach will be cancelled until further advice has been given – at least until Easter 2020.  Please contact your outreach provider to liaise regarding further visits and dates available.

Here are the most recent leaflets from the DSPL  team;

Please visit the Stevenage DSPL Website to find out more about the work they do and view all of their parent/carer newsletters.

Here are some links you may find useful 

The Expert Parent’s Guide to Childhood Anxiety
www.tutorful.co.uk/guides/the-expert-guide-to-help-your-child-with-anxiety

HAND news- the online newsletter from Hertfordshire Additional Needs Database www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/handnews

Dyslexia
www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

Dyslexia Action
www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk

Dyspraxia foundation
www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

Autism
www.autism.org.uk

SENDIASS is an impartial information, advice and support service funded by Hertfordshire County Council.
www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/microsites/local-offer/the-hertfordshire-local-offer.aspx

To find out more about types of SEN/Disability, this site can provide you with useful further information.
www.specialeducationalneeds.co.uk/types-of-sendisability.html

SPACE is a support group for parents/carers of children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related conditions.
www.spaceherts.org.uk