Learning difficulties range in their nature and scope. Pupils with cognition and learning needs may have specific, moderate or severe learning difficulties. Profound and multiple learning difficulties occur when a child has complex learning needs as well as a physical disability or sensory impairment.
Common areas of difficulty for a child with cognition and learning needs include:
Dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia are examples of specific learning difficulties. School cannot diagnose a specific learning difficulty. We can monitor for traits of these conditions and identify support needs, whether a child has an official diagnosis or not.
In this area of need, we:
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