supports families, Early Years settings, Children’s Centres and childminders.
The Educational Psychology Service works with children, parents and teachers to promote children’s learning and development.
Integrated Children’s Services offer early help, information and specialist services to children and families with additional and complex needs.
manages the statutory assessment work relating to children and young people with Education, Health and Care plans.
support children with the following needs:
- Hearing impairments
- Visual impairments
- Multi sensory impairments
- Communication and interaction difficulties (includes autism, speech, language and communication needs)
- Down’s syndrome and complex needs
- Physical disabilities
- SEN ICT Augmentative and Alternative Communication (using technology to support access to the curriculum)
Help and information
Impartial free advice and support - education
The special educational needs and disability information advice and support service (SENDIASS) offers impartial information, advice and support to parents of children and young people with SEN and disabilities regarding their education. You can get in touch by completing this online form.
The service aims to help parents, carers, young people and educational professionals to work together to provide the best possible support to children and young people with special educational needs, by:
- offering advice and training
- providing Independent parental supporters and independent supporters
- linking with other organisations who can offer help and support.
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