Posted on Wednesday 2nd Sep 2020
Thousands of new school places will be created for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) with 35 new free special schools, the government has announced.
They will provide tailored support and specialist equipment such as sensory appliances and communication aids.
The schools are expected to be built by September 2022, the Department for Education (DfE) said.
They will be open to some of the most vulnerable children in the country.
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