The Specialist Team is a team of advisory teachers and support staff with a variety of specialist training and experience, who provide educational support to children and young people who have a range of disabilities and learning difficulties, their families and educational settings, from diagnosis to 19 years of age. The Specialist Team covers the following areas: - Autism Spectrum Conditions (including Asperger syndrome) - Hearing Impairment (including any degree of hearing loss or deafness) - Physical/Medical disability - Visual Impairment (including blind, partially sighted, sight impaired or any visual disability) - Behavioural difficulties - Speech, Language and Communication difficulties. The Beam Team is also part of the Specialist Team and provides early intervention for children from diagnosis to 5 years old with Autism Spectrum Conditions in their homes. KEY WORDS: Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ASD, Asperger's, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Deaf, Hearing Impaired, HI, SEN, PD, Disabled, Cerebral Palsy, CP, Blindness, Braille, Low Vision, Visually Impaired, VI, medical disability, Early Years.
Age RangeBirth - 19
Referral through Multi-Agency Intake Meeting / self-referral / school or setting Referral