Spina bifida and hydrocephalus, whilst not uncommon, are not as well known or understood as other conditions.

Hydrocephalus is often referred to as the ‘hidden disability’, as there are no obvious visual signs to indicate any difficulties. This can lead to cognitive  difficulties being overlooked or attributed to ‘laziness’ or ‘not trying’. This can often result in children underachieving and as a result, it’s imperative that appropriate strategies are put in place at an early stage and form part of a daily
routine. Good communications between school and parents is essential. Our extensive guidance offers a host of tips and practical advice to help schools and educational professionals realise the full potential of children with the condition.

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