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Sensory and/or Physical


Universal support (for all pupils, where appropriate)


  • Flexible teaching arrangements
  • Staff aware of implications of physical impairment
  • Writing slopes
  • Wobble cushions, weighted resources
  • Pencil grips and adaptive pens/pencils
  • Medical support/advice
  • Soundfield systems in classrooms
  • Adapted worksheets and visual aids


Targeted support (depending on the needs of the pupil)


  • Keyboard skills training
  • Additional fine motor skills practice
  • In class support for access and safety
  • BEAM programme
  • Stress balls, fiddle toys
  • Staff trained in supporting hearing and visual difficulties
  • Pre-teaching of key concepts


Specialist support (for pupils with more complex needs)


  • Some individual support in class to access curriculum activities
  • Access to specialist ICT hardware and software
  • Specialist equipment e.g. adapted chair, toilet frame
  • Advice/input from Sensory and/or Physical Impairment, Hearing and Visual teams
  • Speech recognition software
  • Use of radio aids for hearing impairment