Communication disorders and special educational needs.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that includes lack of attention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.
A person with autism has difficulty with social communication, social interaction and social imagination.
People with communication disorders have problems with speech, language or hearing that make it harder for a person to learn or interact with others.
A learning difficulty is a clear difficulty with reading, writing or maths. For example dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia.
A learning disability means someone who has a low IQ (less than 70) and significant difficulty with everyday tasks.
A person has special educational needs (SEN) if they have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn than most other children of about the same age.