Planning And Monitoring The Progress Of Children With Special Educational Needs

875 Words Mar 7th, 2015 4 Pages
In a school the role of the Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator is to “assessing, planning and monitoring the progress of children with Special Educational Needs.” (Sutton Parent Partnership Service). They are a member of staff in a school or nursery and parents and staff go to them if they need help or advice on how to deal with a child with Special Educational Needs. The roles of a Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator changes depending on the setting they are in for example if they are in a setting like a nursery their responsibilities would include collecting information on any children with Special Educational Needs, this is important so that the parents of the child or any external agencies that work with that child knows what they are like in the nursery setting and pass on any information they have on the child as it is important to have good communication between every one involved with the child. Another responsibility of the Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator in a nursery is to help them develop their basic skills and to help get them ready for starting school, this is important because starting school is a big change and a lot of children with Special Educational Needs do not like change so it is the Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator 's job to make the transition as easy as possible for the children with Special Educational Needs, this can be done through visits with the Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator to their new school, to meet the new…

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