Special Education Needs

Special Education Needs refers to children who have Learning Difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn or access EDUCATION than most children of the same age.

Description

Special Education Needs  refers to children who have Learning Difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn or access EDUCATION than most children of the same age.

Examples of Special Education Needs  include:

  • schoolwork

  • reading, writing, number work or understanding information

  • expressing themselves or understanding what others are saying

  • making friends or relating to adults

  • behaving properly in school

  • organising themselves

  • some kind of sensory or physical needs which may affect them in school.

For further information on Special Education Needs, see the Government website.

Also Known As

This Supporting information is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Also known as Special Education Need
Short name SEN

Where Used

Type Link How used
Attribute EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT OUTCOME references in description Special Education Needs
Data Element EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT OUTCOME references in description Special Education Needs
NHS Business Definition Learning Difficulty references in description Special Education Needs
NHS Business Definition Learning Disability references in description Special Education Needs
Attribute SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEED TYPE references in description Special Education Needs
Supporting Information Special Education Needs references in description Special Education Needs
Supporting Information Supporting Definitions Menu references in description Special Education Needs