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Specialist services and provision

Information about services in Swansea which support children and young people with more complex needs, including Learning Resource Centres (LRCs) and special schools.

specialist services

In Swansea, for learners with more complex needs, a specialist placement in either an STF (Specialist Teaching Facility) or Special School, provides wraparound care and educational support to ensure the children achieve their full potential.

 

Behaviour emotional and social difficulties

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Physical and complex needs

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Speech, language and communication difficulties

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Sensory needs

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Specific learning difficulties

At the present time, there is not a specialist team that supports these difficulties but work has been carried out to support schools to manage the needs of pupils with specific difficulties with literacy and numeracy.

Counselling for children and young people in Swansea

Children and young people between the ages of 5-25 and living in Swansea are well supported with counselling and therapy services.

Complex and specific learning needs

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Statutory assessments and statements of SEN

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Education Psychology Service

Swansea Educational Psychology Service is concerned with the development, learning, achievement and wellbeing of children and young people.

Education of 'Looked After Children'

When a child is taken into care every effort is made to try to ensure that the pupil can remain at the school they attend. This is not always possible and will depend upon individual circumstances.

English as an additional language

What is the service?

Elective home education guidance

The aim of Swansea Council is to provide guidance for parents who are considering or have decided to Elective Home Educate (EHE) their children.

Gypsy traveller wellbeing provision in Swansea

Swansea Council engages with the Gypsy Roma Traveller (GRT) communities.

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