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England: West Midlands
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Area: Birmingham
Name: EYIS-Early Years Support Service Birmingham
Centre Type: Widgit Centre supporting Local Authority Schools
Info:
Child
The EYIS-Early Years Support Service Birmingham provides support to local authority mainstream schools
Contact: Jane Murphy
Address: Vauxhall Gardens, Barrack Street, Nechells, Birmingham, B7 4HA
Tel: 0121 3031752
Email: Jane.Murphy@birmingham.gov.uk
Area: Birmingham
Name: Pupil and School Support
Centre Type: Widgit Centre supporting Local Authority Schools
Info:
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The Pupil and School Support team provide both on-site training sessions and training in individual Birmingham Local Authority schools.
Contact: Sue Smith
Address: Pupil and School Support, Vauxhall Gardens, Barrack Street, Birmingham, B7 4HA
Tel: 0121 3030100
Email: susan.j.smith@birmingham.gov.uk
Area: Derby and the Midlands
Name: Autism Derby by Julie Fearn
Centre Type: Widgit Centre and Trainer
Info:
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Autism Derby is a midlands based company that offers packages of support based around a child, young person or adult's individual needs. Services are available for individuals with a diagnosis of Autism or social communication difficulties. Support can be in the home, early years setting, school or community based.
Contact: Julie Fearn
Tel: 07947 840505
Email: julie@autismderby.co.uk
Website: www.autismderby.co.uk/
Area: Hereford
Name: Herefordshire Learning and Achievement Service
Centre Type: Widgit Centre and Trainer supporting Local Authority Schools
Info:
Child
The Specialist Support Services provide support, advice and training for Herefordshire schools and early years settings to support pupils with disabilities and/or Special Educational Needs, including: moderate, severe and specific learning difficulties, speech and language difficulties, behavioural, emotional and social difficulties, autistic spectrum disorders, physical and sensory impairments and also pupils for whom English is an additional language.
Contact: Mark Sanderson / Asha Begley
Address: PO Box 185, Blackfriars, Blackfriars Street, Hereford, HR4 9ZR
Tel: 01432 383040
Email:

msanderson@herefordshire.gov.uk

abegley@herefordshire.gov.uk
Area: Sandwell
Name: Sandwell Children's Therapy Department
Centre Type: Widgit Centre and Trainer supporting Local Authority Schools
Info:
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We have provided training to most Primary mainstream schools in Sandwell and all Special Schools in the use of InPrint and SymWriter, working in collaboration with Education. We have provided additional support to parents and other services. We provide additional training in developing Total Communication environments and effective approaches to using symbol-based resources to help develop learning, communication, literacy and independence.
Contact: Justin Drew
Address: Children's Therapies Dept, The Lyng Health Centre, Frank Fisher Way, West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 7AW
Tel: 0121 612 2345
Email: justin.drew@nhs.net
Area: Sandwell
Name: Sandwell Sensory Support Team
Centre Type: Widgit Centre supporting Local Authority Schools
Info:
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The Sandwell Sensory support Team provide support and advice to local authority mainstream schools.
Contact: Michelle Croucher
Address: Connor Education Centre, Inclusion Support, Connor Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 3DJ
Tel: 0121 5692448
Email: michelle_croucher@sandwell.gov.uk
Area: Stafford
Name: Staffordshire Specialist Support Service/ Autism Outreach Team
Centre Type: Widgit Centre supporting Local Authority Schools
Info:
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The Autism Outreach Team provides support, advice and training for Staffordshire mainstream schools and early years settings to support pupils with autism spectrum disorders. Use of InPrint is part of our everyday resource making facility. We encourage schools to use CIP by providing staff training.
Contact: Tracy Garton / Julie Birchall
Address: The Kingston Centre, Fairway, Stafford, ST16 3TW
Tel: 01785 356 830
Email:

tracy.garton@staffordshire.gov.uk

julie.birchall@staffordshire.gov.uk
Area: Stoke-on-Trent
Name: Stoke-on-Trent SEND Services
Centre Type: Widgit Centre and Trainer supporting Local Authority Schools
Info:
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The Inclusion Service supports pupils & staff in mainstream schools within Stoke-on-Trent, offering advice to support all areas of inclusion.

We assess, advise & train in the use of software & hardware for pupils with SEN/LDD including sensory and physical needs in order to enable all pupils to reach their maximum potential.
Contact: Ceri Reed / Kuljit Jheeta
Address: The Mount, Mount Avenue, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 7JU
Tel: 01782 232538
Email:

send@stoke.gov.uk

kuljit.jheeta@stoke.gov.uk
Area: Tipton
Name: Neilam Soniya Ahmed
Centre Type: Widgit Centre supporting Local Authority Schools
Info:
Child
Neilam Soniya Ahmed works in partnership with young people, their families and schools, to tailor individual support, provided by specialists.
Contact: Neilam Soniya Ahmed
Address: 9 Lashman Court, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 7NG
Tel: 07557 530969
Email: neilamsoniyaahmed@yahoo.co.uk
Area: Warwickshire
Name: SEND Supported
Centre Type: Widgit Centre supporting schools, families and workplaces
Info:
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SEND Supported works in partnership with young people, their families, schools, colleges, universities and workplaces to tailor individual support, provided by specialists. SEND Supported offers bespoke training to equip staff with the knowledge and understanding they need to enable young people to make progress.
Contact: Leo Berry
Address: Minerva Mill, Station Road, Alcester, B49 5ET
Email: enquiries@SENDsupported.com
Website: sendsupported.com
Area: Worcester
Name: Wyre Forest School
Centre Type: Widgit Centre supporting Local Authority Schools
Info:
Child
Wyre Forest School's Outreach Service supports local schools to address the needs of pupils with Communication and Language Difficulties especially those pupils working at Pre- National Curriculum levels. We provide staff training and work with pupils offering help with teaching strategies and curriculum differentiation. Use of InPrint is a fundamental resource for our work.
Contact: Beverley Thorne
Address: Habberley Road, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 6FA
Tel: 01562 827785
Email: bat27@wfs.worcs.sch.uk
Area: Worcester
Name: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust (Speech and Language Therapy)
Centre Type: Widgit Centre
Info:
Child
We provide support and advice to parents and staff working with children involved with our service. Training is alsoavailable.
Contact: Megan David
Address: Franche Clinic, Marlpool Place, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 5BB
Tel: 01562 752749
Email: megan.david1@nhs.net

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