The Range of Needs
Children with learning disabilities are likely to
have SLCN. This affects 3% of all children.
The following list includes some of the conditions where SLCN
will be present or, in some cases, where there is an increased risk
n.b. this is not a conclusive list
A note of caution !
- It is important to remember that every child
is an individual and will develop in different ways and at
different rates so children with the same diagnosis can show very
different strengths and areas of need.
- A diagnosis does not necessarily give a clear
indication of the support the child requires so it is important to
consider every child's needs on an individual basis. More on the identification of
For more information on types of SLCN
refer to the Factsheets
(External Website) from AFASIC.
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