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A.B.E.L – Providing independent advocacy, information and support for families in East Lothian

Last updated date: 22 April 2017

Summary

Provides independent advocacy, information and support to parents and young people to resolve issues of concern including bullying. The service aims to enable effective communication between parents, pupils and schools, building respectful relationships between all parties so that all young people receive the best possible education.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 653 5234/5235
Address:
Brunton Hall, Musselburgh EH21 6AF
Other information
Management:
A.B.E.L is a voluntary organisation run by a volunteer management committee
Referral method:
Contact the service directly

Autism One-Stop Shop – Lothians and Scottish Borders

Last updated date: 6 July 2017

Summary

Number 6 is a service for autistic adults who fit the following criteria: 16 and over, do not have a learning disability and live in the Lothians or the Scottish Borders. It free social opportunities and 1-1 advice and support on a range of issues.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 220 1075
Address:
Number 6 Autism One-stop Shop, 24 Hill Street, EDINBURGH EH2 3JZ
Other information
Management:
Autism Initiatives UK
Referral method:
Self

Campie Primary School

Summary

An integrated special unit caters for pupils in mainstream education who, due to their additional support needs, require individualised or small group specialist teaching in specific areas of the curriculum.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 6652045
Address:
Campie Primary School, Campie Road, Musselburgh EH21 6QS
Other information
Management:
East Lothian Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Carers of East Lothian

Last updated date: 27 May 2016

Summary

Carers of East Lothian (CoEL) focuses on supporting carers so that they can continue to care for others. We can provide anything from a bit of practical advice when needed or through to much more support for carers who are struggling to cope with the physical and emotional demands of caring for someone on a full time basis.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 665 0135
Address:
94 High Street, Musselburgh EH21 7EA
Website:

Children with Disabilities Team, East Lothian Council

Last updated date: 27 June 2017

Summary

Children with Disabilities Team
Contact details
Telephone:
01875 824090
Address:
Children's Services, Randall House, Macmerry Business Park, Macmerry EH33 1RW
Other information
Management:
East Lothian Council
Referral method:
parent and professionals

Common Ground Mediation

Last updated date: 22 February 2017

Summary

Provides independent additional support for learning mediation in Angus, Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee, East Ayrshire, East Lothian, Edinburgh, North Ayrshire, Orkney, Perth & Kinross, Shetland and West Lothian.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 553 5200 / 07507 511502
Address:
PO Box 24093, Edinburgh EH17 9EG
Other information
Management:
Common Ground Mediation
Referral method:
Contact the service directly or referral through local authority

Dunedin School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Provides education to children and young people aged 11-18 experiencing a range of social and emotional difficulties. Day placements.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 672 2638
Address:
Liberton Bank House, 5 Nether Liberton Lane, Edinburgh EH16 5TY
Twitter:
Other information
Management:
Dunedin School Governors
Referral method:
Local authority or application by parents

Dyslexia Scotland South East

Last updated date: 6 July 2017

Summary

Dyslexia Scotland South East encourages and enables people with dyslexia, regardless of their age and abilities, to reach their potential. Dyslexia Scotland runs a confidential Helpline which offers advice and guidance on dyslexia-related issues in Scotland. Helpline enquiries can be made by telephone, email or webchat. The Helpline is run by trained and experienced staff and volunteers.
Contact details
Telephone:
0344 800 84 84
Address:
Dyslexia Scotland (registered office), 2nd Floor - East Suite, Wallace House, 17-21 Maxwell Place, Stirling FK8 1JU
Other information
Management:
Dyslexia Scotland
Referral method:
Open - they accept referrals from anyone.

East Lothian – School Inclusion and Equality Team

Last updated date: 8 February 2017

Contact details
Telephone:
01620 827562
Address:
Education and Children’s Services, John Muir House, Haddington EH41 3HA
Other information
Management:
East Lothian Council

East Lothian Educational Psychology Service

Last updated date: 8 February 2017

Summary

The service has 5 core functions: consultation; assessment; intervention; training; and research.
Contact details
Telephone:
01620 827872
Address:
East Lothian Council Offices, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington EH41 3HA
Other information
Management:
East Lothian Council
Referral method:
School staff will contact the school link educational psychologist when required or parents can contact the service directly

Hearing Impaired Outreach Teaching Service, East Lothian

Last updated date: 8 February 2017

Summary

The team provides specialist support and advice to schools, children, young people and their parents and carers. The service can provide specialist support for children who are deaf or have hearing problems.
Contact details
Telephone:
01875 853161
Address:
Longniddry Primary School, Kitchener Crescent, Longniddry EH32 0LR
Other information
Management:
East Lothian Council
Referral method:
Referral is made directly to the service.

Kindred

Last updated date: 6 July 2017

Summary

Kindred’s service is available to parents and carers of children with additional support needs aged 0 – 18 years.
Contact details
Telephone:
0800 031 5793
Address:
7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh EH3 1LL
Other information
Management:
Kindred Board of Directors
Referral method:
Contact Kindred directly

Musselburgh Burgh Primary School

Summary

An integrated special unit caters for pupils in mainstream education who, due to their additional support needs, require individualised or small group specialist teaching in specific areas of the curriculum.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 6653407
Address:
Musselburgh Burgh Primary School, Kilwinning Street, Musselburgh EH21 7EE
Other information
Management:
East Lothian Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Musselburgh Grammar School

Summary

The Communication Provision, based within Musselburgh Grammar School, is East Lothian’s specialised support base for secondary-aged pupils with language and communication difficulties, whose ability levels allow them to benefit from mainstream teaching. Referral to the Communication provision is through an Authority Moderation process. Pupils prioritised to the Provision follow Individualised Action Plans. This support provision offers the pupils a flexible individualised timetable where they can access appropriate mainstream classes with varying levels of support. It also provides a ‘time out’ space, a teaching area for individual or small group work, a safe area at break and lunchtimes, space for visits by external agencies and a ‘home room’ for pupils to store their belongings and socialise.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 665 4278
Address:
Musselburgh Grammar School, 86 Inveresk Road, Musselburgh EH21 7BA
Other information
Management:
East Lothian Council
Referral method:
Local authority

NHS Lothian – School Nursing Service

Summary

Each school has a named nurse as its first point of contact. School Nurses can provide support and advice on a range of child health issues. They have close links with education staff, Community Paediatricians and Health Visitors.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 536 8852
Address:
Community Children's Services, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, 13 Millerfield, Edinburgh EH9 1LW

NHS Lothian Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (East Lothian)

Last updated date: 29 May 2017

Summary

Children and young people aged 0-18 years are referred to CAMHS if there are significant concerns about their mental health or wellbeing and when their difficulties are impacting upon their day to-day life.  Every school should have a named contact for specialist children and adolescent mental health services.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 446 4880/4872
Address:
The Esk Centre, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AJ
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Referrals usually come from general practitioners, health visitors, social workers or from schools.

NHS Lothian Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Last updated date: 29 May 2017

Contact details
Telephone:
0131 537 6344
Address:
Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF

NHS Lothian Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Last updated date: 29 May 2017

Summary

CAMHS stands for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. These services work with children and young people and their parents or carers.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 536 0000
Address:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, 9 Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF

NHS Lothian Children’s Occupational Therapy Service East and Midlothian

Last updated date: 30 May 2017

Summary

Daily life is made up of many different activities. Occupational Therapists call these “occupations”. Occupational therapy enables children and young people to participate in the various occupations of daily life to support their health, well being and development. Occupations for children or young people include self-care (such as getting dressed, eating a meal, using the toilet), being productive (such as early play, helping in the house, making a snack, participating in activities and routines at nursery & school e.g. handwriting) and leisure (such as playing with friends or engaging in hobbies). Please read “Occupational Therapy and Children and Young People” and “Occupational Therapy in School” (College of Occupational Therapy leaflets) for further information. These are available at www.cot.co.uk You can request assistance from a children’s occupational therapist by contacting your local children’s occupational therapy department. If you are a parent or carer, you can call the service directly on 0131 4464013. A child’s teacher or another health care professional can also request assistance using a request for assistance form. This is available at www.asl.scot.nhs.uk. Once the request is received the family or carer will receive a letter asking that they contact the service to arrange a telephone consultation with an Occupational Therapist.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 446 4013
Address:
Musselburgh Primary Care, Inveresk Road, Musselburgh EH21 7BP
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
See above

NHS Lothian Children’s Physiotherapy Service East and Midlothian

Last updated date: 28 February 2017

Summary

Physiotherapists work with children and young people who have movement disorders, a disability or illness. The service provides assessment, treatment programmes, advice and support.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 446 4009
Address:
Musselburgh Primary Care Service, Inveresk Road, Musselburgh EH21 7BP
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Self referral, health, education, social work professional.

NHS Lothian Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy – East Lothian

Last updated date: 28 February 2017

Summary

Provides a range of services to respond to the needs of children with difficulties with speech, language, communication and eating, drinking or swallowing. Work in health centres, children's centres, nurseries, schools and sometimes homes. NHS Lothian - Speech & Language Therapy Early Years website - http://www.lets-talk.scot.nhs.uk
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 446 4009
Address:
Speech and Therapy Language Department, Musselburgh Primary Care Centre, Inveresk Road, Musselburgh EH21 7BP
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health, education, social work professional, parent and carer.

Number 6 One Stop Shop

Last updated date: 2 March 2017

Summary

Number 6 is a service for adults (16 and over) with High Functioning Autism (HFA) or Asperger Syndrome (AS) who live in the Lothians and the Borders.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 2201075
Address:
24 Hill Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JZ
Other information
Management:
Autism Initiatives Scotland
Referral method:
1 to 1 appointments and drop in centre available

Partners in Advocacy Midlothian and East Lothian

Last updated date: 22 February 2017

Summary

Independent advocacy to adults (over 16) who have a learning disability
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 478 7723
Address:
2nd Floor Beaverhall House, 27/5 Beaverhall Road, Edinburgh EH7 4JE
Other information
Management:
Chief Executive Officer and Board of Trustees
Referral method:
Self referral - phone 0131 478 7723 or download referral form from website and post or e-mail to your local office.

Pinkie-St Peter’s Primary

Summary

An integrated special unit caters for pupils in mainstream education who, due to their additional support needs, require individualised or small group specialist teaching in specific areas of the curriculum.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 6652024
Address:
Pinkie-St Peter's Primary, 44 Pinkie Road, Musselburgh EH21 7HA
Other information
Management:
East Lothian Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Ross High School

Summary

An integrated special unit caters for pupils in mainstream education who, due to their additional support needs, require individualised or small group specialist teaching in specific areas of the curriculum.
Contact details
Telephone:
01875 610433
Address:
Ross High School, Well Wynd, Tranent EH33 2EQ
Other information
Management:
East Lothian Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Sanderson’s Wynd Primary School

Summary

An integrated special unit caters for pupils in mainstream education who, due to their additional support needs, require individualised or small group specialist teaching in specific areas of the curriculum.
Contact details
Telephone:
01875 610275
Address:
Sanderson's Wynd Primary School, Sanderson's Wynd, Tranent EH33 1DA
Other information
Management:
East Lothian Council
Referral method:
Local authority

School nurse contact NHS Lothian

Last updated date: 23 February 2017

Summary

School nurses are responsible for providing a variety of services which can include health promotion, information, advice and education and immunisation. They are usually the first professional point of contact if a school is concerned about a child's health. Parents can ask their school for the contact details of their school nurse. School Nurses can provide support and advice on a range of child health issues. They have close links with education staff, Community Paediatricians and Health Visitors.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 537 9541
Address:
Blackford Pavilion, Astley Ainslie Hospital, 133 Grange Loan, Edinburgh EH9 2HL
Other information
Management:
NHS Lothian
Referral method:
Parent

The Action Group

Last updated date: 12 July 2017

Summary

The Action Group is about no barriers for people with a learning disability and individuals who have a learning disability and other support needs. It is about changing lives for the better, and making sure that everyone gets the chance to live their life to its fullest potential. We see the unique person in all of our users – your dreams, your desires, and your aspirations – and try our best to help. We also provide a high standard of support in personal care, in helping people with complex health needs, and in assisting people with complex medical conditions.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 475 2315
Address:
Norton Park Centre, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh EH7 5QY
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