Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)


Organisations that offer support for children with SEND

Home Education Special (Internet-based support organisation for those home educating children with Special Needs) www.he-special.org.uk

The British Dyslexia Association (What is Dyslexia? Is my Child Dyslexic? Should I have my Child Assessed?)     

Helpline:  0333 405 4567 | Email: helpline@bdadyslexia.org.uk | www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

Dyslexics Organisation  (Dyslexia information plus general help with home education and guidance on literacy teaching) www.dyslexics.org.uk/

Whizz-Kidz - Activities offered by Whizz-Kidz:

For more information contact Sally Ellis: Mobile: 07867 124901 | Email: s.ellis@whizz-kidz.org.uk

Apps, Sensory Processing & More website provides information and resources on the following topics:

  • Fine motor skills
  • Apps
  • Social skills
  • Sensory processing

They offer excellent ideas and resources for parents and teachers and tools and worksheets for children.

For more information go to: http://www.dsaundersot.webs.com/ they also have a very informative Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DianneSaundersAppsSensoryProcessingandMore?fref=nf

Torbay Olympic Gymnastics Club - Special Needs Gymnastics and Movement for People with a Disability.

  • Saturday morning 9:00-10:00am, this 1 hour class is open to children aged 3-8 years old who have a disability requiring a high level of support. For more information Tel. 01803 317817 or email: info@torbaygymnastics.co.uk

Sex and relationship education DVDs - These DVDs include titles for learning disabilities and special needs. Each of the SRE resources offers a clear and friendly guide to the central issues using animated characters to narrate and illustrate each topic.

Earlier this year an enhanced version of ‘The Primary Guide’, with optional easy read subtitles and comprehensive lesson plan was released. Now available, the enhanced secondary title ‘The New Guide to Relationships and Sex’ with easy read subtitles and developed an accompanying lesson plan.

These lesson plans are free to download from the website or from the Times Educational Supplement (TES) website resources section, www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-primary-guide-lesson-plan-11094646 or https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-new-guide-lesson-plan-11147630 and from www.lifesupportproductions.co.uk

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