LEARNER PROFILE

St. John’s offers an inclusive environment for young people whose learning, social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties that are too complex for many mainstream educational settings to support.

Many learners at St. John’s have complex diagnoses – their needs do not always fit into a single or simple diagnosis, and therefore all learners are individually assessed, and their programmes individually designed to meet their specific needs.

We currently or recently have provided for young people with the following conditions within their diagnosis:

  • Autism Spectrum Conditions including Aspergers syndrome, HFASC, PDA, Atypical
  • Mild, Moderate and Severe Learning Difficulties
  • Behavioural, Emotional & Social Difficulties
  • Speech & Language/Communication Difficulties
  • Wide variety of Chromosomal Abnormalities/Disorders
  •  48 XXYY syndrome / XYY syndrome
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Angelman syndrome
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attachment disorder
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Brain damage
  • Cerebal palsy
  • Challenging behaviour
  • Conduct disorder
  • Cornelia De Lange syndrome
  • Downs syndrome
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Fragile X syndrome
  • Global delay / developmental delay / undiagnosed difficulties
  • Hearing difficulties
  • Hemiplegia
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hypotonia
  • Kleinfelter’s syndrome
  • Landau-Kleffner syndrome
  • Mental health problems including bipolar disorders
  • Mobility difficulties
  • Noonan’s syndrome
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Ohdo syndrome
  • Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
  • Pathological demand avoidance syndrome
  • Personal care needs
  • Polymicrogyria
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Smith-Magenis syndrome
  • Tourettes
  • Visual impairment
  • Williams syndrome
  • Worster-Drought syndrome

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