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Published: Friday, 14 December 2018

Talking SEND Support

Talking Early Years and Childcare Team SEND Support for the Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Years Advisory Teachers/SENDCo have significant teaching experience, including identifying and teaching children with a range of SEND. The following specialist services are available to support you to offer the best inclusive provision for all children:

  • Individual child observation and assessments (EYFS, Standardised), liaising with SENDCo, class teacher and parents.
  • This may include either an initial observation or a review observation with a written report for children at SEND support level or a review observation and a written report for an EHC Plan Review (EYFS).
  • Consultation with SENDCo – Monitoring of SEND children within EYFS, identifying/advising appropriate intervention for children at risk of developmental delay.
  • This may include reviewing deployment of adults and grouping of children and/or critically evaluating procedures, systems and paperwork.
  • Advising and supporting on intervention programmes as part of a Graduated Response with a specific input (Listen with Lucy etc).
  • Supporting SENDCo’s with completion of a range of SEND paperwork (target plans, Inclusive Schools Forum, EHCNA).
  • Preparing and supporting children with key transitions.
  • Modelling and advising on approaches / interventions for staff e.g. use of visual timetables, social stories, Now/Next boards, behaviour management systems and resources etc.
  • Bespoke training for EYFS SEND in schools (Contact Lisa Seymour for pricing).
  • SEND audits / learning walks. – reflect upon your environment and planning to provide inclusive provision.
  • Early Years Screening for group of children – Speech Language and Communication Progression Tools, 4 years old and 5 years old.

If you would like more information, to discuss your requirements or a quote

Contact us: talkingchildcare@telford.gov.uk / 01952 385423