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SENSORY SUPPORT SERVICE

The Northumberland Sensory Support Service is a team of specialist staff who work with children and young people with numerous vision, hearing and other sensory impairments. Find out more below.

Northumberland Sensory Support Service 

The Northumberland Sensory Support Service is a team of specialist staff who work across the county with children and young people with hearing impairments (HI), vision impairments (VI) and multi-sensory impairments (MSI).

 

The team's aim is that all children make good progress, achieve well and enjoy their school and family life. Staff support children and young people from 0-19 years (25 years with an EHCP) along with their families and schools/educational settings.

For hearing impairment, visual impairment and multi-sensory impairment (children & young people) information, click here.


 

Emotional Wellbeing and Behaviour Support

The Emotional Wellbeing and Behaviour Support Team provide support and advice to schools and young people who are displaying challenging behaviour as a result of an underlying social, emotional or mental health need. 

For more information about the Emotional Wellbeing and Behaviour Support Service team, click here.

Explore more support services for children with additional needs and/or disabilities

Support Group Session

WAITING FOR ASSESSMENT

Information when you are waiting for assessment or diagnosis

Speech Therapist

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE

Key play activities to develop your child’s speech development

Kindergarten

SEND & EARLY YEARS

Find out what SEND support you can expect from Early Years providers 

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INFORMATION & SUPPORT

Find out more about organisations that can help with specific conditions 

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LEARNING TOGETHER THROUGH PLAY (AND)

Free Learning Together Through Play (LTTP) sessions for children with additional needs 

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SENSORY SUPPORT SERVICE

For hearing impairment, visual impairment and multi-sensory impairment 

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SEND LOCAL OFFER

The Local Offer supports families of young people with Special Educational Needs/Disabilities

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FAMILIES INFORMATION SERVICE (FIS)

Access the Northumberland Families Information Service 

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