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Social Communication and Autism Support - Communication Interaction Team

We work with children and young people aged up 19 years with social communication needs including those with a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder.

Contacts details

Address:Windsor House
Tavistock Road
PL6 5UF
Telephone number: 01752 668000
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How we can help

We can provide:

  • advice, support and training to your child's school
  • assessment of your child's needs within their school setting
  • strategies and resources
  • support to help your child's school to cater for your child needs
  • support with transition from nursery to foundation as well as from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 3 and into adulthood
  • consultation meeting with families. 

How to request support

To access our services you'll need to make a referral through the Gateway and contact your school's SEN Co-Coordinator (SENCO) to discuss a referral.

Email gateway@plymouth.gov.uk, call 01752 668000 or fill in both forms below.

Request for involvement form (Word doc) [113KB]

Speech and Language Communication Needs Checklist (Word doc) [169KB]

Return completed forms to The Gateway, Windsor House, Tavistock Road, Plymouth, PL6 5UF.

We might not accept your request if there's insufficient evidence of your child's language needs.

Age range
  • Early years - 0 to 5 years
  • Primary - 5 to 11 years
  • Secondary - 11 to 18 years
  • Needs level
  • Low
  • Medium
  • Provision type
  • Specialist
  • Targeted
  • Universal

  • Based: Plymouth
    • 0 to 1 years old
    • 5 to 11 years old
    • 12 to 16 years old
    • 17 to 25 years old
    • Autism
    • Learning disabilities
    • Physical disabilities

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