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Information on our areas of support and Team

2018 - 2019 Early Intervention Team Improvement Plan  - Icon for pdf EIT SIP [677.33KB]

All inputs are monitored on a six weekly basis.

Supported Area

Support Offered

Referral Process

Hearing Impaired Team

Working from birth, the team support families and professionals to help children with hearing loss to develop and achieve.

Learning & Teaching Support

- Tutorials- deaf specific and subject specific- sign support given where necessary and conveying class lesson content.

- Note taking in class, BSL, explanations and assistance with vocabulary.

- Deaf Awareness Training and in-service support.

- Language extension

- Development of listening skills, eg, auditory memory discrimination

The team work from birth to school leaving.

Children supported by this service are currently referred through Health via the Paediatric Audiology Service, directly to the Hearing Impaired Service Team.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

We support pupils who have a diagnosis of ASD to achieve within their school.  We provide advice and consultation to meet the needs of the pupils.  Visuals can be provided for schools along with other strategies. Guidance is given on ICT support available for pupils. Raising awareness for staff as well as staff training is also provided

One to one support can be given working with children on activities such as The Big A, Transporters, transition projects where needed.

Pupils can be supported from Nursery through to P7.

A completed Icon for pdf Assessment of Wellbeing [1.0MB] should be submitted when completing the Early Intervention Referral Form

Looked After Children (LAC)

Support to bridge the gap in pupil academic learning through advice and consultation to the school and direct work with the pupil.  Work with pupil can include social and emotional support e.g. anger, grief, emotions regulation, conflict, behaviour, this is personalised to each child. Groups are also available for pupils- E.g. Give Us A Break, Transition, CBT.

Pupils can be supported from Nursery through to P7.

A completed Icon for pdf Assessment of Wellbeing [1.0MB] should be submitted when completing the Early Intervention Referral Form

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Support for schools to best meet the needs of pupils with a diagnosis of ADHD.  We provide advice and consultation to the schools, usually in the form of a Passport.

There is a provision for 1:1 sessions for vulnerable pupils to support them with their learning. However our focus is always on building capacity in the school to meet the needs of the pupil.

We are also developing our support for pupils with Dual Diagnosis of ASD/ADHD as we realise these diagnosis are becoming more prevalent.

Pupils can be supported from Nursery through to S6.

A completed Icon for pdf Assessment of Wellbeing [1.0MB] should be submitted when completing the Early Intervention Referral Form

 

This service currently has a waiting list.

Home and Hospital

Planning closely with the school we support pupils to meet their academic and wellbeing needs.  Pupils are supported until their health allows them to re-enter school.  This work is largely done in NHS establishments or in the pupils home.

Pupils can be supported from Nursery through to S6.

A completed Icon for pdf Assessment of Wellbeing [1.0MB] should be submitted when completing the Early Intervention Referral Form

Behaviour Support

Support for schools to support pupils whose behaviour is becoming a barrier to learning.  The support is highly individualised to best meet the needs of the pupil.  We can provide advice and consultation, 1:1 sessions, team teaching and group work.  Our focus is always on building capacity in the school to meet the needs of the pupil.  We will always work alongside school staff to ensure the interventions delivered are sustainable.

Pupils can be supported from Nursery through to P7.

A completed  Icon for pdf Assessment of Wellbeing [1.0MB] should be submitted when completing the Early Intervention Referral Form

 

Visual Impaired TeamDelivered by QTVI's and mobility specialists who are employed by City of Edinburgh Council and work across West Lothian to support pupils to access the curriculum and their local area.A completed Icon for pdf Assessment of Wellbeing [1.0MB] or CPM minute sent to cf.asap@edinburgh.gov.uk with the subject "VI Support"
CAMHS Telephone ClinicWest Lothian Child and Adolescent Mental health Services (CAMHS), offer a telephone consultation service for professionals who work with children and young people from age 0-18 years.
The telephone consultation service is to give professionals the opportunity to discuss their experiences of the child or young person from an emotional, behavioural or mental health perspective. Advice and recommendations will be agreed, and may include, discussion of current supports and interventions, signposting to relevant resources and services, an invite to book and attend a direct consultation clinic with other professionals involved in that child/young person's care or may be a referral to CAMHS.

Please call: 01506 434 274

Monday 1pm - 3pm
Tuesday 9am - 11am
Wednesday 9am - 11am
Thursday 9am - 11am
Friday 9am - 11am

 

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