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Children's Services

Physical Disabilities

The criteria for involvement from The Specialist Teacher Advisory Service for children with physical disabilities are:

The Specialist Teacher Advisory Service, Physical Disability (STAS PD) supports children and young people with a physical disability and or a medical condition attending colleges, mainstream schools or an early years setting. We promote optimum educational opportunity, learning and development with an emphasis on inclusive practice.

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Children with a diagnosed physical disability/and or medical condition may be referred by:

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The Specialist Teacher Adviser for children with physical disabilities works closely with:

Prior to starting school support from the Specialist Teacher Adviser may include all or some of the following as appropriate:

Once the child with an identified physical disability is at school the Specialist Teacher Adviser can support by:

As the young person prepares for transition to post 16 provision the Specialist Teacher Adviser can offer support by:

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