Resources

Information, support and signposting. 

Info handouts

  • The EP role: Pen profile for schools. 

  • Casework: One page profile for children.

 

  • Assessment: Standardised v dynamic cognitive assessments.

  • Sibling support: Support and signposting for siblings of children with additional needs. 

  • Autism: Autism in females resources.

  • Behaviourist approaches: Why punitive strategies can be ineffective and inappropriate. 

  • SEMH support: Proactive support to meet the emotional needs of children and young people.

  • Loss and bereavement: A guide for school staff and families.

  • Demand avoidance: Strategies to support children who experience anxiety in response to demands. 

  • Regulation: Sensory regulatory activities. 

  • Gender: Information, support and signposting.

 

  • Developmental trauma: Information and resources. 

Caring
 
 

Links to resources

EMOTIONAL & MENTAL HEALTH

Other professionals/agencies

EP assessment/EHCNA/tribunal support:

Family support:​​

  • Challenging behaviour foundation: Offering support for family carers of children with a diagnosed learning disability whose behaviour challenges.

  • Contact: For families of children with additional needs.

  • Jane Alcock Counselling: Specialising in working with family members of children or adults with additional needs.

  • Super Siblings: Providing support for siblings of children with additional needs in the West Sussex area.

Trauma:

  • Sussex PsychologyA multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, and paediatric occupational therapists, providing specialist assessment and therapeutic services to children, young people, and adults. 

  • Beacon House: Therapeutic service specialising in trauma for children and adults. 

Mental health support:

  • Young Minds: A mental health charity for children and young people. 

Quotes

Amanda Morgan

“What we sometimes see as a failure to behave properly, is actually a failure to communicate properly.”