Initial telephone consultation in order to gain an understanding of the needs of the child, the staff, school or family, and to agree a plan of action.
Discussions with relevant staff or family members as well as the young person if appropriate.
Observations of staff member(s) interacting with the young person on the autism spectrum.
Environmental sensory check – an evaluation of the learning, working or living environment.
Written report detailing recommendations of strategies, techniques, changes to the environment or changes to behaviours, supported by a verbal discussion as well as a next step action plan.
Our level of support and involvement can be adapted to suit most budgets.
Provided by a DBS checked Autism Inclusion and Wellbeing Consultant. Autism friendly classroom audit as well as providing practical advice to make the learning environment more inclusive.
Skilling up existing teaching staff in best practice when supporting a child 1:1, and how to prevent the child becoming over dependent on the support.
Observations to look for trigger points that could be the antecedent to unwanted behaviours. Practical advice to reduce them.
Practical support in creating accessible learning resources, provide lesson plans and have the classwork adapted to meet the needs of the child and meet the learning objectives of the lesson.
Support to train staff in the school setting working with a particular child, best use of spoken language and body language to get the best from the child.
Practical support in the form of assisting with SEN paperwork needed to apply for funding or an EHCP. Giving advice as to the best types of documentation needed. AIW currently has a 100% success rate for gaining EHCP and top up funding assessments.
Can set up parent meetings, one to one or as a group, so parents can have a positive link to the school and a place to share their concerns without having to take up valuable teaching time.
If the support your school requires is not listed please do get in touch and we will try to accommodate your needs or point you on the direction of someone who can help.
Guidance for completing the Disability Living Allowance application.
Support completing the parent paperwork for an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).
Support communicating with school.
Practical guidance, where to access grants and additional financial support.
6 week block of 45 minute whole class Relax Kids sessions. An important part of PSHE for children to learn to be positive about themselves and others. Relax Kids has proven benefits of improving concentration, self esteem and reducing anxieties amongst children.
At the end of the 6 weeks you will be given the data to show the impact that Relax Kids has had on the children, this evidence can be used to show positive use of pupil premium funding.
6 week block of 1 hour sessions personalised to meet the needs of the child, this will involve creative resources supplied by AIW. At the end of the 6 weeks you will be given the data to show the impact that Relax Kids has had on the child, this evidence can be used to show positive use of pupil premium funding.These sessions can also be booked for out of school hours at our practice in Stoney Stratford in a block of 6 weeks or one off sessions.
They are fun filled designed to help children understand their bodies and learn appropriate ways of communicating their needs without the need for tears, frustrations and temper tantrums. They have been proven to develop social skills, speaking and listening skills as well as improve concentration and aid a better night sleep.At the end of the 6 weeks you will be given the data to show the impact that Relax Kids has had on the children, this evidence can be used to show positive use of pupil premium funding.
A fun and exciting after school club that parents can pay for. Different activities every week with a new theme every 6 weeks. Proven benefits of improving concentration and self esteem, as well as reducing anxieties amongst children. Each child collects cards and stickers each week to remind them of the skills previously learnt.
Chill Skills is a 6 week block aimed at small groups of up to 10 young people aged 11-18 and covers issues that face them in this ever demanding social world. Aims to build self esteem and self worth and effectively manage worries and anxieties that may arise due to exams. At the end of the 6 weeks the young people will be given self evaluation forms so they can see the positive impact of meditation and mindfulness has had on their lives. This should encourage a life long desire to be kind to themselves.
Just Relax for adults is a 30 minute session where staff are encouraged to reflect on the positives in their lives and take time to recharge. Staff wellbeing is important too and the benefits of taking 30 minutes just to learn to relax and be mindful can have a huge impact on morale as well as improving physical health and mental health of staff.
Just Relax for parents and carers is a four week program to reduce stress, reflect and enjoy learning to live in the moment. Take time to recharge your own batteries as well as learn relaxation skills that can benefit the whole family.
A fun session that can be adapted to match any theme. Including games and craft activities ending with relaxation, includes small take home itesm for each person.
Call Autism Inclusion and Wellbeing Consultancy now to book your sessions with Mrs Cheryl Kennedy today.
Do not underestimate the feeling of relief your school will experience once you have the right support in place.