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Sensory Inclusion Service

Description:

The Sensory Inclusion service is a joint service bewteen Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire, it is a specialist team which supports Children and Young People with sensory impairments in educational settings and across local communities. Information on how to refer children for assessment for hearing or vision testing.

They provide information and advice to parents/carers, teachers and other organisations including training for school and colleges. Support for children and young people in their homes and educational settings. This may include individual teaching/in class or in small groups.

They work with other groups to ensure sensory impaired children's needs are met effectively. Assessment of children's hearing/vision in all environments.

Assessment of language, communication and educational attainment using different tests and assessments. Specialist advice to Local Authority as part of any assessment process such as Education Health and Care Plans.

Advice and support for the use of specialist equipment to ensure the inclusion of sensory impaired children  Modification of materials into appropriate formats to allow full visual and linguistic access.

Support for children and young people in accessing activities within their community and offer opportunities for Sensory impaired children to meet. 

Contact Details

Telephone:
01952 385269
Email:
SENDandInclusion@telford.gov.uk
Website
www.telfordsend.org.uk/.../sensory_inclusion_service
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