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Advocacy

Advocacy means having someone who will speak up on your behalf. An advocate can help express your views and wishes, secure your rights and represent your interests. If you are a young person or a parent and you are finding it hard to get your point…

Areas of special educational need / disability

Below you will find links to information on specific conditions. You can also visit the Contact a Family page where you will be able to find out up to date comprehensive information about many different diagnoses of disabilities and different conditions. 

Babies and young children

If your child is not in an early years setting and you are worried about your child's development, the best person to speak to is your Health Visitor. Your GP will also be able to help. They can decide whether a child needs to be…

Being healthy

Camden wants all young people to remain active and healthy. This can be through maintaining a healthy lifestyle, eating well and having access to sports and leisure opportunities. There are lots of tips to eat well and stay healthy, as well as lots of sports…

Children under 5

Children under 5 Camden offers services to all families with children under 5 years old (including expecting mothers) and specialist services for children with special needs and disabilities. Who to talk to first If your child isn't attending nursery or pre-school and you have concerns about your…

Dental services

Keeping your teeth and gums as healthy as possible is really important. With so many things going on in your life, it can sometimes be easy to forget about your dental health. But it's really important that children and young people with SEND see their…

Early intervention

Special educational needs (SEN) is a term that is used to describe the needs of children who have a learning difficulty or disability that needs more provision to be made for them than most other children of the same age.  Camden schools often use the…

Education

Education Children aged 5-11 go to a primary school and older children aged 11-18 go to secondary schools. At 16, younger people can go to college - either a further education college or sixth form college. Primary schools can be for children aged 5 -11…

Education, Health & Care plans

Some children and young people with special educational needs do not make progress despite the early intervention support that is put in place for them (see the section on ‘Early intervention'). Children and young people with exceptional levels of special educational needs may require more…
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