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Supporting inclusion

Click icon for Lincolnshire Council pages about supporting inclusion.       It covers aspects of special educational needs & disability for professionals.        They also has a specialist school support services page in  EduLincs            (new)

Lincolnshire has four integrated locality teams.       SENCOs from all early years providers, registered childminders and out of school club managers can request Early Years inclusion support.        See Early years support         It has an inclusion support referral form at the bottom of the page and email addresses.

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This is a page for professionals who may be quite new to autism.        See also Autism awareness

Working together team

The Working Together Team offers support to schools and academies for students with a wide range of social communication and / or learning needs.        See also:  detail          SEN Support – Scroll down to Social communication outreach.

Flash Cards

Sparklebox offer free teaching aids for children with special educational needs.          Here is the Speech page.        Their terms of use are brief.

SENCo resources

The Council offers support for Early Years SENDCo in implementing the graduated approach within the SEND Code of Practice and meeting the needs of children.        Click icon to browse.

Co-ordination

Early years can extend as far as the age of 18 with ESCO.       This is short for Early years Support Care & Co-ordination,

Team Around the Child

When a professional from any agency identifies a child with an additional need and where the care needs require co-ordination due to complexity or due to the number of agencies involved, then a Team around the Child meeting should be initiated.

This link gives a feel for how things work: TAC meetings         Here is a one stop resource for those in need of Teams Around a Child: TAC resource

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