What help is available from the Education Authority?

What help we can provide and how we can help you will depend on your individual circumstances.

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    Autism

    Support for children and young people who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with a co-occurring special educational need (SEN).
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    Behaviour Support - Post Primary

    Support for young people who have social, behavioural, emotional and wellbeing needs.
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    Behaviour Support - Primary

    Support for children who have social, behavioural, emotional and wellbeing needs.
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    Down Syndrome

    Support for children and young people with a medical diagnosis of Down syndrome.
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    Educational Psychology

    Support for children and young people with a range of Special Educational Needs by enhancing their learning, development and emotional wellbeing.
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    Exceptional Teaching

    Support for children and young people who are unable to attend their educational setting because of physical illness or mental health.
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    Language and Communication

    Support for children and young people whose primary need is language development, including Developmental Language Disorder.
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    Literacy

    Support for children and young people with cognitive and learning difficulties in literacy and dyslexia.
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    Medical Needs

    Support for children and young people who live with a long-term medical condition.
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    Moderate Learning Difficulties

    Support for children and young people with Moderate Learning Difficulties.
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    SEN Early Years Inclusion Service

    Support for pre-school children who have special educational needs and disability (SEND).
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    Severe Learning Difficulties

    Support for children and young people with Severe Learning Difficulties.
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    Vision Impairment and Deafness

    Support for children and young people who are deaf/hard of hearing, have a vision impairment, or who have a multi-sensory impairment.