We are a specialist ASD provision, attached to Gig Mill Primary school, for primary age children who have been diagnosed with high functioning autism.
Criteria for access includes:
•The child has a diagnosis of ASD.
•Child vulnerable to an increased risk of mental health problems / permanent exclusion / school related phobias / profound anxiety or other factors.
•The child has completed a 12 week block of work, supported by Autism Outreach, in the current setting.
•The child has a current EHCP with condition as a prime area of need.
•Referral to the Autism Base Management Board via AOT or an Educational Psychologist, where evidence is presented and the referral pathways are followed.
What do we do?
We provide a curriculum specially adapted for children with severe social and communication needs and a range of mental health needs associated with the Autism Spectrum Disorder. The curriculum is delivered in a base situated on a main school site.
How do you refer or access the service/provision?
Referral form to be sent via the specialist inclusion service team.
What happens next?
Once a referral has been accepted:
•Parents are invited to visit the base.
•Parents and their child are invited to visit the base.
•A start date is agreed by the Head teachers and parents.
•A transition plan to the base is agreed by the existing provision, Teacher-in-charge and the parents.
Age ranges: 5-11
Does it cost?
There is no cost to parents, carers or young people.
For further information please contact: SEN Team or Headteacher: Mrs Hannaway
Telephone Number: 01384818600
Address: Gig-Mill Primary School