Partnership Staff, Schools - SEND and Needs Identification
Information about Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND):
1. SEND Criteria (left page)
2. Needs Identification Tools (right page)
3. Services provided by Leicestershire CC's Special Educational Needs Assessment Service (SENA) (below)
Links to the documents, application forms, access to services for supporting children and young people with SEN
Sets out everything that schools need to know about Leicestershire's advice, support, systems and processes
LA web page
with advice and documentation - step by step
The Four areas of SEND
Guidance documents from Leicestershire that set out the criteria that underpin the identification of additional needs and assist in matching the right level of support to that need:
Communication and Interaction including Autism Spectrum Disorder & Speech, language and Communication needs
Physical, sensory and medical
Cognition and Learning
Social, emotional and mental health
Needs Identification Tools
Follow the link to web sites that provide information about:
Goodman's SDQ (Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire)
Follow the link for a useful summary of SDQ
McSherry Doyle Readiness for ReIntegration Scale - part of SEIPS Referral and Commssioning Process.
Advice on how to use McSherry Doyle in School to aid planning
Follow the link to the Nurture Group Web Site with information about Boxall profiling.
For Dyslexia see the list of providers of individual assessments for learners who you may feel have as yet unidentified dyslexia or dyscalculia issues.
Leicestershire's SEMH School- Foxfields has a tool for developing an SEMH profile for students
The SEMH Blog has a number of tools and much advice on working with semh students
Who's who in the SENA service
Information due for update
Checking on Funding from SENA
Step by step guide to accessing the SENA spreadsheets which detail additional pupil based funding for schools and partnerships
EHCPs that secure full funding for Programme Managed Students
Partnerships have a number of students who have complex programmes that are funded by SENA. Here are the details of these arrangements. See also Co-ordinators Questions - No 14.