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Children with Disabilities Team (CWD)

Social Care for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) - for children in need of suport : intensive intervention There are 3 Children with Disabilities Teams within Cumbria County Council covering Carlisle and Eden, Allerdale and Copeland and Barrow and South…

Children's Audiology Service

Children’s Audiology is here to test the hearing of all ages of children from birth through to school leaving age.  Children are offered an appointment because there is some concern regarding speech or hearing, or because they have had a hearing screening test in school…

Children's Continuing Care Arrangements

To discuss Children's Continuing Care and whether it might be appropriate for your child or young person please contact your Children’s Community Nurse or ring the team in your area for advice. This NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS-funded Nursing Care leaflet [PDF 5,258KB] is a guide for…

Children's Occupational Therapy Service

We help children and young people with physical difficulties do the things that they want and need to be able to do.  We will support children and young people to achieve their goals so they can join in everyday activities such as dressing, holding a…

Children's Speech and Language Therapy Services

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Cognition and Learning

The SEND Code of Practice (June 2014) Cognition and Learning 6.30. ' Support for learning difficulties may be required when children and young people learn at a slower pace than their peers, even with appropriate differentiation. Learning difficulties cover a wide range of needs, including…

Cognition and Learning - Assessment Tools

When schools identify that a child or young person has difficulties in the area of cognition and learning they should contact their Educational Psychologist to see if a cognitive assessment is required. The results of these assessments will establish the child or young person's level…

Cognition and Learning - Classroom Strategies

Children and young people with cognition and learning difficulties have poor working memory and auditory memory skills. Therefore repeat, revisit and recap tasks on a regular basis. Rate of learning and the consolidation of basic concepts will be slow. Use multi- sensory approaches to teaching…

Cognition and Learning - Group Intervention and Approaches

Children and young people with cognition and learning difficulties benefit from being taught in the classroom alongside good role models or in small groups for targeted work. Group interventions designed to promote social interaction, waiting turns or being given time to think and plan within the…

Cognitive and Learning - ICT to Reinforce Learning

Being able to use computers, phones and other gadgets for learning, leisure and keeping in contact with friends and family is very important for children and young people with cognition and learning difficulties. These technologies can be used effectively in a number of ways to…
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