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SEND Teams - SENCO Guide

Within the Local offer, you will also find information for a number of SEND teams with the Council.

  • 0 - 25 Statutory Assessment Team
    The 0 to 25 SEND Statutory Assessment Team coordinate the statutory support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).  
  • The Communication Interaction Team
    They work with children and young people who have speech, language and communication needs. This also includes children and young people on the autism spectrum.
  • The Early Years Inclusion Service
    They work with pre-school children aged 0-5 years with additional needs and/or disabilities. 
  • Educational Psychology Service
    They support the educational progress, development, mental health and wellbeing of children and young people from 0-25 years with complex special educational needs and, or a disability.
  • SEND Children's Occupational Therapy Service
    They provide support and services to children and young people (up to age 18) and their families, with permanent, substantial and/or complex physical disabilities.
  • Children's Disability Team
    They provide support for disabled children and young people, their families and carers. 
  • Plymouth Advisory Team for Sensory Support (PATSS)
    They help children and young people (CYP) with a sensory impairment by supporting and enabling independent learning and the development of appropriate life skills. 
  • The Gateway
    Can be used for any general information, advice and support that relates to a child pre-birth through to 18 years of age (or 25 in relation to SEND matters). 
  • Virtual school
    A service provided to promote and support the education of looked-after children (children in care) and care leavers. 
  • Plymouth Children's Safeguarding Board
    Responsible for improving the wellbeing of children in the area  

 


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This page was last updated on 3 December 2020

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