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Sensory Needs

"My Child has sensory and/or physical needs."

  • Visual Impairment
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Gross or Fine motor co-ordination
  • Specific Medical Conditions
  • Self-organisation for daily living

It includes conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, physical injury, Dyspraxia


*Please see speech, language and social communication section for sensory issues relating to ASD/Asperger Syndrome

 

What support can we offer?

All students at Wellacre can access:

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation
  • Use of technology and additional resources to support learning.
  • Amplification of sound for aid users.
  • Main School fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Access to homework support clubs.
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.
  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students regardless of ability.

 

Targeted students can access:

  • Year 6 into 7 Vulnerable Transition programme
  • Handwriting /fine motor/keyboard skills training.
  • Group discussions and information giving from our qualified school nurse and/or local authority specialist
  • Access to assistive technology and software.
  • Specialist equipment and materials eg: enlarged adapted resources.
  • Access to an additional adult's support in some lessons .
  • Inclusion on the school's Medical Needs register and Health Care Plan in place as appropriate
  • Individual Education Plan with allocated key worker

*Please note: These options need to be agreed upon for each student in conjunction with parents/carers and then regularly reviewed/modified.

 

Targeted Individual support can access:

  • 1:1 Outside Agency support from Advisory Teachers and advice from specialist provisions.
  • Individual handwriting /fine motor/keyboard skills training.
  • Specialist equipment and materials eg: enlarged adapted resources.
  • Access to assistive technology and software.
  • Targeted TA support for complex medical needs, including practical support through Education, Health and Care Plan.
  • Exam Access Arrangements.
  • Support through the Inclusion Centre as required.
  • Termly review of progress to inform intervention.

*Please note: These options need to be agreed upon for each student in conjunction with parents/carers and then regularly reviewed/modified