Action for Children works alongside schools and families to enable children and young people to overcome barriers to learning and improve their educational attainment.
As an experienced UK children’s charity, Action for Children understands that there are many reasons why a child may be feeling unhappy or distressed. Issues such as conflict, domestic abuse, bereavement, mental or physical ill health, poor parenting and bullying can all have a huge impact on a child’s capacity for learning.
Action for Children improve the support for the child so that they are:
ready to learn when they arrive at school
able to concentrate in lessons and behave appropriately
able to attend school and arrive on time
able to form appropriate relationships with other children.
Learning steps that will help to bridge the gap between P-Scales and Year 1 end of year National Curriculum expectation assessment criteria.
The Derbyshire Information, Advice and Support Service for Special Educational Needs and Disability (DIASS) provides impartial advice for special educational needs and disability.
The Early Years Special Educational Needs service provides county wide support for young children who have complex special educational needs. Teams are based throughout Derbyshire and travel from Ripley, Chesterfield and Buxton.
Our educational psychologists are qualified to work with children, parents and staff and are registered to practice by the Health Professions Council.
The early years special educational needs service (EYSENS) works with children aged 0 to five who have additional support needs in more than one area of development.
Introduction to the Derbyshire Local Area Sensory Processing Needs initiative.
The Support Service for Special Educational Needs (SSSEN) information and guidance.
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