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Language or speech disorderhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/additional-support/specific-support-needs/disability-and-health/Language or speech disorderLanguage or speech disorderIf your child finds has difficulty with speech, they could have a speech disorder. If they have trouble understanding others or sharing their thoughts, ideas and feelings, then they have a language disorder.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Down's syndromehttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/additional-support/specific-support-needs/disability-and-health/Down's syndromeDown's syndromeIf your child has Down's syndrome they are likely to have learning difficulties and may also have health issues related to their condition.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Autism spectrum disorderhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/additional-support/specific-support-needs/disability-and-health/Autism spectrum disorderAutism spectrum disorderIf your child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), they will have difficulty making sense of the world. They may have difficulties in: social communication; social interaction; social imagination and flexible thinking.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Selective mutismhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/additional-support/specific-support-needs/disability-and-health/Selective mutismSelective mutismIf your child has selective mutism they will speak freely to only a small number of people with whom they feel comfortable.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Health needshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/additional-support/specific-support-needs/disability-and-health/Health needsHealth needsAt some point in their life your child might need additional support in school due to physical or mental health needs.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Physical and motor impairmenthttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/additional-support/specific-support-needs/disability-and-health/Physical and motor impairmentPhysical and motor impairmentIf your child has an injury or disability that hinders normal physical functioning, they have a physical impairment. If your child has a loss or limited function in their muscle control, movement or mobility, they have a motor impairment.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Deaf and hearing impairedhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/additional-support/specific-support-needs/disability-and-health/Deaf and hearing impairedDeaf and hearing impairedIf your child has a loss of hearing, they might not need a lot of support, but their progress will be monitored. For other children, a lot of support and planning may be needed to make sure they achieve to the best of their ability.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorderhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/additional-support/specific-support-needs/disability-and-health/Attention deficit hyperactivity disorderAttention deficit hyperactivity disorderIf your child has any of the following symptoms, they may have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): attention difficulties; impulsiveness and hyperactivity or: not able to sit still, plan ahead or finish tasks.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Visual impairmenthttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/additional-support/specific-support-needs/disability-and-health/Visual impairmentVisual impairmentIf your child has a visual impairment, their development before school may have been limited because of the sight loss. When your child goes to school, their teacher will make sure their development is improved.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page

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