Explain How Disability May Affect Children's Development

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Part C - Disability affects development and learning because disability affects children's development in different ways. That can be physically and sensory, social, emotional and behavioural and learning or cognitive. So say a child with Hearing impairment affects language and communication in that they may struggle to understand words in a book and get stressed at trying to read aloud. ADHD affects behaviour and social development in that they get easily frustated, which could be the same children with Autism this affects there Emotional and social development. Dyslexia is a condition that affects learning literacy so what they think they are reading may not be what is actually there so they get stuck with understand letters they may …show more content…

Usually these are done out of school maybe in a hospital. A specialist Nurse provides support for the family and child or children that suffers from medical conditions that need specialist care Also health visitors come under this title for measuring and assessing a child’s development . Additional learning support staff works within and out of schools providing a range of services to help children who have certain specific educational needs. This might include people like teaching assistants or Sen TA to provide support and train staff. These can be one on one for children each day to help them. Assitive Technology - This could be where a child may not be able to hold a pen or write but they could use maybe an ipad to use a speical txt typing programme, this could also be they have special hear aids to hear. Health Visitors - These are usually seen to check the weigh and height how well being of a child they can sometimes monitor a child if they are in need of any help. They usually keep an eye on children from birth to around 5 years but only come to the school if there is a real need and reason for them to be

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