Education and/or Social /Life Skills
To maximise support in school and with families.
To empower staff to use autism good practice.
“Our expectation is that people with autism can learn and develop and we support this process every single day. We will create unique services for people to enable them to have ownership of their own lives and future”
OSSME have a team of dedicated staff who can advise, educate and support children and young people who are at risk of not attending school or are non-attenders.
What is Early Help?
A support package for a child/young person who are at risk of not attending school or require support to/in adulthood. Support for families and professionals.
Type of Support
Autism Family and Education Senior Support - Social / life and/or educational engagement
Autism Inclusion Practitioners - Diagnostic Support
Specialist Teachers - Educational Support: curriculum support in the home using materials and working in conjunction with the child/young person's educational setting.
Social Enterprise - to be agreed if felt appropriate
Autism Training - 1:1 individual session / small group (10 people or less) / larger group (more than 10 people)
Assessment in the child/young person’s setting/s
OSSME Early Help - Role Descriptions
Autism Inclusion Practitioner – Assessor and provides 1-1 support programmes such as diagnosis explanation, friendships, social awareness, support for self-esteem/awareness etc. Training for staff and family is also available within this role.
Specialist Teacher – Assessor and provides 1-1 support programmes such as diagnostic explanations, friendships, social awareness, support for self-esteem/awareness etc. Training for staff and family is also available with this role. Engagement and motivation towards the curriculum.
Social Enterprise – Work experience 1 day a week (8 weeks). Café, Gardening, Bike Shop.