Family Support Service
Family Support and SEND Service
Our advisors will work with each family in a bespoke manner and help navigate the journey that each family is on.
They can offer support for young people, parents, carers, schools and other professionals. They will help ensure a holistic approach is taken in finding and meeting the best possible outcomes for any child/young person going through the education system.
Our advisors can offer the following:
- Listening and mentoring young people with SEND who are having challenges engaging in education.
- 1:1 mentoring work with children with SEND.
- Engaging with young people to find out what is the best route / path is for them.
- Parent consultation and initial history and time-line taking. This will take a detailed look at what support has been offered in the past (if any), current issues and options available.
- Accompanying families as they visit specialist settings or attend transition visits/meetings.
- Listening, supporting and working with parents through the SEND and EHCP processes
- Establishing positive working relationships with young people and parents
- Help with understanding SEND /medical reports.
- They will collect and bring together information regarding options and services available and keep it updated.
- A role that helps bridge the communication between health colleagues and educational settings.
- Help for schools/setting to embrace and embed therapy advice.
- To provide an educational perspective for complex cases e.g. case managed children when there is a large team around a child
Who is it designed for?
- Young people in early years, primary, secondary and post 16 provision.
- School/early years settings
- Health professionals
- Statutory services
- Case managers
- ‘Looked after’ services
- Inclusion and school attendance services
- Fostering and Adoption agencies
How will this service be offered?
- Clinic or virtual consultations
- Visits – homes/schools/settings
- Meeting attendance – virtual or face-to-face