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Common Types of SEN

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Related Pages: - Autism (AUT) - Emotional Behavioural Social Difficulties (BESD) - General Learning Difficulties (GLD) - Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia (Dys) - Deaf (D) - Visual (VIS) - Epilepsy (EPI)


Types of SEN

How can you find out about the different types of SEN?

There is a huge range of SENs and a lot of the commonly used definitions overlap each other. For the purposes of simplification we have grouped SENs into the most common types when you are searching for a school which accepts the particular SEN and we describe these common ones under the separate ones (in bold type) in this section

AUTISTIC SPECTRUM  (AUT)

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Autististic Spectrum Disorders (ASD )

Aspergers Syndrome (ASP)

Autism (AUT)

 

EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIOURAL DISORDER (EBD)

Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD, EBSD, and SEBD)

Challenging Behaviour (CB)

 

GENERAL LEARNING DIFFICULTIES (GLD)

General Learning Difficulties (GLD)

Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)

Learning Difficulties (LD)

Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD)

Severe and Complex Learning Difficulties  (SCLD)

 

DYSLEXIA, DYSCALCULIA AND DYSPRAXIA (DYS)

Dyslexia  (DYSL)

Dyscalculia (DYSC)

Dyspraxia (DYSP)

Dysgraphia (DYSG)

Specific Learning Difficulties (SPLD)

Speech & Language Difficulties (SP&LD)

 

DEAFNESS (D)

Hearing Impairment (HI)

Partially Hearing (Phe)

 

VISUAL IMPAIRMENT (VISUAL)

 

EPILEPSY(EPI)

 

OTHER

Down’s Syndrome

Gifted Children

Muscular Dystrophy

Spina Biffida

Cerebral Palsy  (CP)

Tourette’s Syndrome (TOU)

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