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Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Quality and Effectiveness Support Team (QEST)

Local Offer
Specialist advice and support in school
Advisory specialist teachers and teaching assistants who work with children, young people and staff in Early Years.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
Civic Centre, West Street, OL1 1UT
0161 770 3110
Find out more about Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Quality and Effectiveness Support Team (QEST)

Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Educational and Child Psychology Team

Local Offer
Support and advice council service
Child development, education, to special educational needs to support children and young people and their families.

Age

0 to 19 years old
The Civic Centre, OL1 1UT
0161 770 3110
Find out more about Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Educational and Child Psychology Team

Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Hearing Impairment Team

Local Offer
Support and advice service
A specialist support service for children and young people with a hearing impairment.

Age

From 0 -19 years old
The Civic Centre, OL1 1UT
0161 770 3110
Find out more about Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Hearing Impairment Team

Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Visual and Physical Impairment Team

Local Offer
Support for young people with a visual or physical impairment
Specialist support for children and young people with a visual or physical impairment, enhancing educational opportunities and achievements.

Age

Children aged 0 - 19 years
The Civic Centre, OL1 1UT
0161 770 3110
Find out more about Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Visual and Physical Impairment Team

Afasic - Unlocking Speech & Language

Local Offer
Language support and advice service
Charity representing children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
Bowling Green Lane, OL3 7NH
Helpline: 0300 666 9410, Office: 020 7490 9410
Find out more about Afasic - Unlocking Speech & Language

Bright Futures School - Teaching Assistant Guidance

Local Offer
Education support and advice
Training and support for Teaching Assistants (or similar) to help children with autism access a social communication programme.

Age

From 5 to 16 years old
164 Oldham Road, OL4 4DW
Find out more about Bright Futures School - Teaching Assistant Guidance

Catalyst Psychology Child and Educational Psychology Services

Local Offer
Support and advice service
Consultations for parents, school staff and other professionals and comprehensive assessment of a child's educational development.

Age

Children and young people under 26
Wilmslow Road, M20 6UG
0161 445 3522
Updated: 18/07/2018
Find out more about Catalyst Psychology Child and Educational Psychology Services

Greater Manchester Higher

Local Offer
Education advice
A network of higher education providers offering high quality, impartial information, advice and guidance. about higher education.

Age

From 18 years old
Find out more about Greater Manchester Higher

IDL (Indirect Dyslexia Learning)

Local Offer
Specialist advice and support in school
IDL is a multi-sensory intervention program that uses sight, sound, touch and voice with repetition to increase spelling and reading abilities. It is individually tailored to each student and promotes independent learning allowing for larger intervention groups.

Age

Any age
01524 580 665
Find out more about IDL (Indirect Dyslexia Learning)

IPSEA (Independent Parental Special Educational Advice)

Local Offer
Support and legal advice for parents
Free information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special needs.

Age

Parents with children under 26
Advice Line: 0800 018 4016 Tribunal Helpline: 0845 602 9579 Head Office (Admin only): 01799 582 030
Find out more about IPSEA (Independent Parental Special Educational Advice)

Nasen - Helping everyone achieve

Local Offer
Professional support
Nasen provides innovative and relevant resources which support the busy professional to work effectively at a strategic level and practically, day-to-day, in the classroom
01827 311500
Updated: 21/10/2018
Find out more about Nasen - Helping everyone achieve

National Teaching and Advisory Service

Local Offer
Children with special needs: education support service
Teaching, advice and support for children with SEN and their families. We work with young people who can’t access other education.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0845 373 6886
Find out more about National Teaching and Advisory Service

Nisai Virtual Learning

Local Offer
Education advice
Helping young people overcome barriers to education through innovative, different way to learn.

Age

From 13 to 25 years old
020 8424 8475
Find out more about Nisai Virtual Learning

Orange Psychology Ltd

Local Offer
Education advice
Applied educational psychology for schools and other educational settings working alongside staff and families of vulnerable children.

Age

Children and young people under 19
Grains Road, OL3 5DS
07799 847 456
Find out more about Orange Psychology Ltd

Positive Steps

Local Offer
Preparing for adulthood advice for young people with extra needs
Careers information, advice and guidance in schools and colleges for young people who have a special educational need or disability.

Age

From 13 to 25 years old
Union Street, OL1 1DJ
0161 621 9350
Find out more about Positive Steps

Select My Tutor

Local Offer
Tutoring website
We join students and tutor together, and they can interact to understand the requirements of each other.

Age

Any age
020 8133 9794
Find out more about Select My Tutor

Social, Emotional, Mental Health Support (SEMHS)

Local Offer
Support for pupils with social or mental health difficulties
Supporting primary school pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties through building skill capacity and sustainability.

Age

From 4 to 11 years old
The Civic Centre, OL1 1UT
0161 770 4485
Find out more about Social, Emotional, Mental Health Support (SEMHS)