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Early Help - Alternative Support

Education and/or Social /Life Skills

 

Aim

To maximise support in school and with families.

To empower staff to use autism good practice.

 

Vision Statement

“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”

 

Early Help

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

Cost of Support

Comments

Autism Family and Education Senior Support

£25 per hour

Social/life and/or educational engagement

Autism Inclusion Practitioners

£50 per hour

 

  Diagnostic Support

 

Specialist Teachers

£70 per hour

Educational Support – curriculum support in the home using materials and working in conjunction with the child/young person’s educational setting.

Social Enterprise

£66 per hour

To be agreed if felt appropriate

Autism Training

£40 per hour

£60 per hour

£80 per hour

 

1-1 Individual session

10 people or less

More than 10 people

 

Constant Rates

Assessment in the child/young person’s setting/s - £70 per hour

8 week review of support package - £60 per hour

Travel costs

 

OSSME Early Help - Role Descriptions

 

Autism Family and Education Senior Support – Support the implementation of social and educational strategies and recommendations from the assessment, completed by the Autism Inclusion Practitioner or Specialist Teacher, to support the child/family/school.

 

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.

 

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