This broad area of need includes vision, deaf and hearing, physical and multi-sensory impairments. It also includes physical needs and some medical needs. It is important to note that a pupil with a medical need is not necessarily on the SEND register.
Where a child has a sensory impairment or a physical need, we work with parents/carers and external agencies to make sure we remove any potential barriers to access and to learning, so that the child can be as independent as possible with high levels of self-esteem.
In this area of need, we:
We use signs and symbols from Widgit Online to enhance communication in our classroom routines and in learning tasks.