Definition of Special Educational Needs (SEN)
Pupils have Special Educational Needs if they have a learning difficulty which calls for Special Educational Provision to be made for them.
Pupils with a disability have Special Educational Needs if they have any difficulty in accessing education and if they need any Special Educational Provision to be made for them, that is anything that is additional to or different from what is normally available in schools in the area.
Types of Special Educational Needs
There are four Broad Areas of Need:
Communication and Interaction
Cognition and Learning
Social Emotional Mental Health
Sensory and/ or Physical