Additional Support Needs Outreach Service

Raploch Community Campus
Drip Road
Stirling
FK8 1SD

Co-ordinator:  Christine Stones
Acting Co-ordinator: Fiona Edward-Smith

T:  01786 272333
F:  01786 272353
E-mail Additional Support Needs Outreach Service 

The Additional Support Needs (ASN) Outreach Service ensures early intervention and support for children and young people aged 0-18 with additional support needs in early years establishments, primary schools and secondary schools. The service, led by ASN Co-ordinators consists of teachers, senior early childhood educators and support for learning assistants in teams:

Autism Spectrum Disorder...

The Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Outreach Team consists of teachers and a support for learning assistant (SLA), who have knowledge and experience of working with children who have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, or experience similar difficulties. 

Early Years Support for Learning...

The Early Years Support for Learning Teacher works with pre school children from 0 – 5 years who have a wide range of additional support needs in partnership nurseries. 

Complex Needs...

The Complex Needs Early Years (CNEY) Outreach Team work as part of a multi-agency team around the child, supporting young children who have a high level of complex needs. 

The Complex Needs (CN) Outreach Team has knowledge and experience of working with children who have complex learning needs.

English as an Additional Language...

Within the ASN Outreach Service there are teachers who support English as an Additional Language (EAL) pupils and their teachers in nursery, primary and secondary school.

More information is available in our Guidance for Supporting Children and Young People with English as an Additional Language (EAL) in Educational Establishments.

Travelling People...

The Gypsy and Traveller Outreach Teacher has knowledge and experience of working with children and young people from Gypsy and Traveller communities. 

Information and Communications Technology...

The ICT Outreach Teacher has knowledge and experience of working with children and young people from 0-18 years, who have additional support needs that may be supported using ICT.

Hospital and Home Teaching...

The Hospital and Home Outreach Team consists of a teacher who has knowledge and experience of working with children and young people who are absent from education through ill-health. 

Sensory Impairment...

The Sensory Impairment Team consists of teachers and a Support for Learning Assistant (SLA) working with children and young people who have a sensory impairment. The teachers have specific input with children and young people with either hearing impairment or visual impairment. 

Principal Teachers for Support for Learning (SfL) are based at ASN Outreach Service to support all primary schools throughout the authority. Each Principal Teacher, SfL is linked to several schools. The Principal Teachers, SfL work as part of the authority ASN Outreach Service supporting excellent and innovative practice in meeting the needs of children and young people with additional support needs in our educational establishments.

We work collaboratively with the Social, Emotional and Behaviour Needs Support Service (SEBN).

We accepts support request from educational establishments through the Staged Intervention process and from health services also supporting children and young people with additional support needs.

Please speak to your child's school for more information on the referral process. Alternatively, if your child is not enrolled in one of our schools, please contact the service directly.

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