Early Years SEN toolkit - Sensory and physical needs | Oxfordshire County Council

Early Years SEN toolkit - Sensory and physical needs

Strategies and resources that are useful for children with hearing, visual and/or physical needs.

Hearing needs

Assessment, planning, and recording templates

Activities and strategies


Visual needs

Assessment, planning and recording templates

Early support: Record of developing vision (pdf format, 586Kb) is used by Oxfordshire’s Visual Impairment team.


Support groups

List of groups (pdf format, Kb)

Multi-sensory impairment

The Multi Sensory Impairment Team is part of the countywide Special Educational Needs (SEN) teaching and advisory support service (SENSS) and work in partnership to secure good outcomes and a positive future for children and young people with multi-sensory impairment.

Physical needs

Activities and strategies

General self-care strategies


PromoCon offer advice and information on the whole range of childhood continence issues whether you are struggling to potty train a reluctant toddler or you have a child with complex needs who also has a bladder and/or bowel problem.

Activities to support visual motor skills


Additional information can be found on the Oxford Health website

Sensory activities and strategies

Last reviewed
20 April 2018
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