Unfamiliar terms and words often appear in reports on assessments and in conversations with professionals. Parents may be unsure of their meaning and the implications they have for their child – here are some of the words/phrases you may encounter.

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There are 1 names in this directory beginning with the letter H.
Health Visitor 
A Health Visitor is a qualified nurse who has undertaken extra specialist training. They will see the child until they are 5 years old/in Foundation 2 and will then transfer their care on to the school nurse. The health visitor may refer pre-school children with special educational needs to the Community Paediatrician. Your Health Visitor may be asked to provide advice as part of the statutory assessment process/ development of an EHC plan.