Services

Services


Individual Casework

We offer assessment (including contributing to a multi-professional assessment of need), detailed professional advice and personal support.  We have experience working with children and their families who have a variety of needs in the Early Years, Primary, Secondary and Further Education. This includes adults seeking further insite into their special educational needs.  Areas of specialist knowledge include:

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Adoption/ Attachment Difficulties
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 
  • Autism / Social Communication Disorder
  • Disability Student Allowance (DSA) 
  • Down's Syndrome
  • Education Health Care Plans (EHCP)
  • Generalised Learning Difficulties
  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Individual Education Plans (IEPS) / Annual Reviews
  • Specific learning difficulties (Dyslexia, Dyspraxia), difficulties in acquiring maths and literacy skills
  • Speech Language and Communication Difficulties
  • Individual assessments (either at school or within the home environment)
  • Tribunal attendance

 

We use 'Gold Standard' Autism Diagnostic Observation Schecule 2 (ADOS 2) assessments and Autism Diagnostic Interviews (ADI r) as part of an Autism Diagnosis.

Parents sometimes feel it is necessary to appeal against their child's Statement of SEN/ EHCP and we can support them througout the process. This can range from a Refusal to Assess appeal, qualifying the types of need/ required provision required through to the final Educational Placement.  We are used to working in partnership with Patent's instructing solicitors and are used to appeaing at Tribunals. 

 

Development and Training

The training we offer is tailored to the client's particular requirements through a process of consultation prior to the booking and can be aimed at teaching staff, individual parent's or wider audiences.   If there is training you require but not listed, contact us as we are likely to be able to produce it for you.  Examples of the training we offer include:

  • Aquired Brain Injury
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Attachment and Resilience
  • Behaviour Management
  • Child and Adolescent Developmental Psychology
  • Communication and Language Development
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dyslexia and Dyscalculia 
  • Effective Learning Environments
  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Precision Teaching

 

Research consultancy

We can offer a range of commissioned research services to support or undertake research. We have experience in using a variety of research methodologies and statistical analysis and will apply our research skills more broadly to meet the needs of the local and national community.