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  • What reasonable adjustments can I ask for an autistic child?
    May 15, 2024 SpecialKids .Company

    What reasonable adjustments can I ask for an autistic child?

    Knowing your rights and your child’s rights, particularly when they have special educational support needs (SEND), is important to ensure that they have all the necessary support to help them at school. Reasonable adjustments are changes that are made for children with SEND to ensure that they are supported and not disadvantaged at all compared to other children. The Equality Act (2010) supports this.
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  • Internet Safety. A baby sitting in between parents in bed, the room is pitch black. A light is shining on his face from looking at a computer screen.
    September 18, 2023 SpecialKids .Company

    Internet Safety Rules to Teach a Child with Autism

    The internet is quite something, isn’t it? It enables our children to communicate, play games and learn and can be a ‘go-to’ when our kids need to self-regulate or be entertained. But the internet can also be terrifying. Children, particularly autistic children, are vulnerable to online abuse and predators. It is therefore paramount that we teach our kids online safety to ensure that they are not at any risk when using online devices such as a tablet or computers.

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  • Early signs of Cerebral Palsy
    July 25, 2022 SpecialKids .Company

    Early signs of Cerebral Palsy

    The NHS defines Cerebral Palsy as ‘the name for a group of lifelong conditions that affect movement and coordination. It’s caused by a problem with the brain that develops before, during or soon after birth.’ The symptoms of Cerebral Palsy vary widely and can impact children differently. Some children may have little signs of the condition, whereas some might be significantly disabled by it.
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