Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)- Specialist Support

This service is for any young people (aged 16 and over) with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND),learning difficulties, complex needs, profound and multiple learning disabilities, physical disability, mental health needs, behaviours that challenge, autism and complex long-term health conditions. Our integrated pathway of services includes day support, community outreach, respite, supported living, home tuition, school, college or other appropriate setting as demanded by their parents/guardians. Our flexible support is tailored to meet individual assessed needs (EHCP) by developing a person-centred approach at every stage of our involvement with them, whether you're looking for a few hours a week or more. Together, we co-create personalised support plans focusing on your interests, priorities and skills.

To create a world where young people with varying levels of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will be able to live with dignity and pride in which they are treated as equals and to lead self-determined lives filled with purpose.
To provide support for young adults who have learning disability the opportunity to socialise and form natural friendships with their peers in a safe and supported environment.

What you can you expect?
We match a young adult with a skilled and experienced SEND support staff arrange regular meetings as it is important that they get to know each other and build a solid rapport and fully understand their needs.Everything we do is personalised to the individual needs and our staff are ambitious for each and every person we support. We will place young people at the centre of decision making and seek to bridge the gaps that can exist between agencies by working in partnership.

Our expertise
Our skilled and experienced SEND support staff are passionate about supporting young people and vulnerable adults both one-to-one and in small groups, helping develop independence and life skills in line with their unique needs and to complement their Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans. We place special emphasis on promoting family relationships, as this is crucial to delivering successful services.

Sessions are focused on a range of activities including: teaching day-to-day personal and practical tasks, gaining skills for independent living, communication skills, being referred to specialist community services, accessing community-based activities such as attending clubs, social skills and connecting with and being part of their community. Through regular sessions, we also focus on specific areas of individual needs, interests and goals. We thrive to build confidence and supporting them to develop their skill set and fulfil their potential, a relationship is developed between the support worker and a young person, which is built on trust and mutual respect.

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