The Physical Disability (PD) Team support children with a physical disability (e.g. cerebral palsy, dystrophy, acquired brain injuries, tumours, arthritis, and hyper-mobility )This specialist teaching team is available to support mainstream schools and early years settings (transfer support onto further and higher education settings is also available). We recognise the importance of working collaboratively with colleagues in mainstream schools and health settings, parents/carers and children to:
The PD Team support children through: school and pre-school visits, transition planning; contributing to Statutory Assessment; reviews, IEPs and programmes of work; advice on the development of inclusive teaching strategies; specialist assessments; intervention programmes; staff training; curriculum support; advice on specific environmental adaptations to promote inclusion; advising on special arrangements for examinations where appropriate; working with pupils to develop strategies for independent learning; Teaching Assistant support; inclusive technology; manual handling assessments.
Service delivery is free across Worcestershire, delivered on behalf of:
Worcestershire County Council
North Worcestershire: Chadsgrove School Support Services PD Team
South Worcestershire: Regency High School PD Team
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