Physical Disability

Physical Disability Team

Support for children with a Physical disability

  • The team of Specialist Teachers work with Children and Young People with or without an Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs), aged pre-school -25 years. Our support is available to all children and young people on roll in mainstream schools (maintained and academies) and some non-maintained nurseries.

Who the service provides for

  • The team support children, young people and their families
  • Support is provided for children who have a physical disability

How the service is accessed

  • Referral is through the Integrated SEND Team, SENCO, Setting or other professionals

Support may include

  • Assessment of educational needs
  • Classroom observation to inform inclusive practice
  • Monitoring and recording progress
  • Advice on classroom management strategies
  • Advice on managing the learning environment
  • Support to ensure access to the Curriculum
  • Working with child/young person as appropriate
  • Advice and support at school transfer
  • Training for school staff, other professionals and parents
  • Advice on Local Authority policy and current legislation
  • Advice on educational implications of the area of need
  • Advice on levels and type of adult support required
  • Input into the SEN support plans
  • Contribution to Annual Review, review meetings and multi-professional meetings
  • Liaison with other professional services and agencies
  • Liaison with parents/carers
  • Support with home-school liaison
  • Advice on appropriate equipment, materials and resources to support access and inclusion
  • Written reports as appropriate
  • Telephone and email support
  • Site Access visits to schools

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