What is Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Special Learning Difficulties
Special Learning Difficulties (SpLD) are neurological disorders that affect the way information is learned and processed. SpLD is an umbrella term used to cover a range of frequently co-occurring difficulties, most commonly known as:
- Dyslexia: It impacts literacy and certain abilities used for learning including reading, writing, remembering and processing information.
- Dyspraxia: or Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD): It affects physical coordination and balance.
- Dyscalculia: It is difficult to understand and work with numbers, perform calculation and remember facts in mathematics.
- Dysgraphia: It affects physical ability to write and also the coherence of what is written.
- Use multi-sensory teaching methods
- Teaching content needs to be more structured
- Provide pre-reading materials so that students can be well prepared before lesson