We have a team of physiotherapists who work with the majority of pupils. Programs are written by the therapists and shared with class teams and parents. The physiotherapists may offer a block of therapy to students which is linked to their Education Health and Care Plan. They advise on standers and wlakers
We have a team of occupational therapist. They assesse the students for seating to enable correct posture for learning. They support upper climb splinting.
We have speech therapist team who also work closely with staff developing effective communication systems for each student. They co-ordinate high tech assessments for communications.
The school nurse ensure the students health needs are meet while they are at school. She writes care plans and trains staff to give non oral feeds and guide staff in the management of a range of medical needs.
We have a team of specialist community paediatric dieticians who provide a service to the school; pre covid we offer multidisciplinary feeding clinics in the school for parents and carers. In doing so we have integrated our service and worked closely with the speech and language therapist around aspects of swallowing problems and with the class teachers and the teaching assistants around updating feeding regimes and any feeding concerns raised. They work closely with the parents and carers to ensure they are supported in a timely manner around there child’s feeding and feeding regimes.
Our educational psychologist supports statutory assessment and writes reports for Education Health and Care Plans as needed.
Our music therapist work 2 days supporting students in 1:1 or small group sessions.