Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
|To support you the SENCO for Brookside is:|
You can read our SEND Information report here: Send Information Report
You can read our SEND Policy here: Send Policy
To support your children's speech, language and communication needs, Speech and Language Link have fast tracked the launch of their new Parent Portal to help with this. The site is now live and will provide parents with FREE speech and language advice, resources and activities.
The site can be found at: www.speechandlanguage.info/parents
If you have a child with ASD, please take a look at the links below to find useful advice, and activities to do at home:
|NHS Advice and Guidance for Families|
|National Autistic Society - Everything you need to know|
|10 Fun Activities for Children with Autism|
|7 Fun Sensory Activities for Children with Autism|
|Educational Psychology Service:|
The Hillingdon Educational Psychology service now have a dedicated email for parents, guardians and carers to be able to contact them. The address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure you include your child’s first and second name, date of birth, the school/college they attend and the contact phone number you would like to be called back on. It would also be helpful if you say whether or not your child has previously met with an Educational Psychologist from the Hillingdon team.
This website is the central point for all services and support for children/young people with special education needs and/or disabilities in the London Borough of Hillingdon. Services include those within the local authority as well as local NHS and charities.
|Hillingdon Talks, Moves and Plays:|
This website has information about Hillingdon’s Speech and Language service, Occupational Therapy service and Physiotherapy service, including an advice line for parents, guardians and carers, how to refer your child to one of the services, local drop-in sessions in Hillingdon children centres and online resources.
The Hillingdon Talks, Moves and Plays: Children's Integrated Therapy Service (CITS) provides regularly updated information and support for parents, guardians and carers, education staff and professionals, including videos, advice sheets, strategies and resources, and links to other useful websites and local services.
|HACS (Hillingdon's Autistic Care and Support):|
Local charity in Hayes supporting families with children with Autism. There is regular coffee mornings, training sessions and holidays clubs available.
|CAAS (Centre of ADHD and Autism):|
Local charity in Eastcote supporting families with children with ADHD and/or Autism. There is regular drop in sessions for information, guidance and support for parents, training sessions and activities for children/young people
|CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service):|
|SALT Parent Workshops|
The Speech and Language Therapy team are offering free workshops for parents, guardians and carers. Please see the individual flyers for more details and how to book your place.
Click here for ASD and Social Communication
Click here for Early Communication Skills for Children Who Do Not Say Many Words
Click here for Understanding and Using Language
Click here for Speech Sounds
Click here for Stammering