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Additional Support For Learning Service (ASL), City of Edinburgh Council

Last updated date: 10 July 2017

Summary

The ASL Service works closely with schools, parents, medical professionals and partnership services and agencies to provide specialist teaching and support to children and young people across Edinburgh. A request for support from the ASL Service is agreed through discussion at a Child’s or Young Person’s Planning Meeting and submitted by education staff or medical professionals.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2850
Address:
East Neighbourhood Centre, Business Centre 1.03, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4DS
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Referrals should be made by the Named Person, through submitting a recent Child’s Plan and Assessment of Need to maureen.mcpheely@edinburgh.gov.uk for consideration by the Additional Support Access Point (ASAP).

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

BEMAS (Black and Ethnic Minority Advice Service)

Last updated date: 10 July 2017

Summary

Advice and practical support for parents of disabled children (0 - 16 years), from black and ethnic minority communities. One to one casework on a range of issues, including; education, health, social work support, funding and grants, accessing leisure and social opportunities. Regular carers group meetings provide group support on topics of caring and disability. The service covers City of Edinburgh.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 475 2315
Address:
The Action Group, Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh EH7 5QY
Other information
Management:
The Action Group ( voluntary organisation) funded by City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Self referral and professional referral

Braidburn Special School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special school for pupils aged 2
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 312 2320
Address:
107 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh EH14 1ED
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Broughton Primary School

Summary

Language and communication class within mainstream primary school.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 556 7028
Address:
Broughton Primary School, Broughton Road, Edinburgh EH7 4LD
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Children with Disabilities Team, City of Edinburgh Council

Last updated date: 23 February 2017

Summary

The team assess the support needs of children who have a disability and their families. To be eligible for a service from the Disability Practice Team: - The disability of the child/young person must be substantial and be the primary reason for the referral, and without support being offered there will be serious risk to the child or others and there may be a high risk of family breakdown. The team also works with children who meet their criteria, who are involved in the Child Protection process, are involved with the Children’s Hearing system, are Looked After or Looked After and Accommodated and who need support to transition to Adult services and children who need support due to the impact of their disability.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 200 2327
Address:
25 North Fort Street, Edinburgh EH6 4HF
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Social Care Direct, South Neighbourhood Office, 40 Captains Road, Edinburgh, EH17 8QF (see email address)

Children’s Health Scotland

Last updated date: 24 July 2017

Summary

Children's Health Scotland is the only charity in Scotland dedicated to informing, promoting and campaigning on behalf of the needs of ALL sick children and young people within our healthcare system.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 553 6553
Address:
22 Laurie Street, Edinburgh EH6 7AB
Other information
Management:
Independent charity
Referral method:
Self

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

Craigentinny Primary School

Summary

Language and communication class within mainstream primary school.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 661 2749
Address:
Craigentinny Primary School, Loganlea Drive, Edinburgh EH7 6LR
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Craigmount High School

Summary

Mainstream high school with an inclusion resource.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 339 6823
Address:
Craigmount High School, Craigs Road, Edinburgh EH12 8NH
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Deaf Support Team, ASL Service, City of Edinburgh Council

Last updated date: 10 July 2017

Summary

Deaf Support Team supports children and young people who are deaf or who have a hearing impairment. The team works with schools, other educational establishments and health professionals to offer advice and strategies for supporting deaf learners.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2850
Address:
Deaf Support Team, ASL Service, East Neighbourhood Centre, Business Centre 1.03, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4DS

Drummond Community High School

Summary

Mainstream high school with an inclusion resource.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 556 2651
Address:
Drummond Community High School, 41 Bellevue Place, Edinburgh EH7 4BS
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
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.

Edinburgh Secure Services Unit

Last updated date: 21 June 2016

Summary

Secure facility for up to 12 young people
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 664 8488
Address:
39 Howdenhall Road, Edinburgh EH16 6PG

Edinburgh Young Carers Project

Summary

Edinburgh Young Carers Project works with young people aged 5 to 20 years old who care for or are affected by someone else at home - usually a parent or sibling. They aim to make a positive difference in the lives and futures of young carers through support, information, respite and personal development and training
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 475 2322
Address:
Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh EH7 5QY
Other information
Referral method:
Open - they accept referrals from anyone

Educational Psychological Service, City of Edinburgh Council

Last updated date: 13 June 2017

Summary

All our schools, nurseries and establishments work with educational psychologists to help pupils that need support with their learning, behaviour and development.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2800
Address:
Waverley Court, Level 1.9, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh EH8 8BG
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
School staff will contact the school link educational psychologist when required or parents can contact the service directly

English as an additional language service, City of Edinburgh

Last updated date: 10 July 2017

Summary

English as an Additional Language Team: works in partnership with schools to Support them to meet the needs of pupils who are learning English as an Additional Language and pupils from the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. Support includes: help when children enrol in school; teaching and bilingual support for children in class and help for parents with school communication and advice on bilingualism.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2850
Address:
Business Centre 1.03, East Neighbourhood Centre, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4DS
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Schools or parents

FAIR (Family Advice and Information Resource)

Last updated date: 6 July 2017

Summary

FAIR is an information and advice service for people with learning disabilities, parents, carers and people who work with them in Edinburgh.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 662 1962
Address:
95 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1QG
Other information
Referral method:
Open - they accept referrals from anyone

Gorgie Mills

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special secondary school for pupils with social, emotional and behavioural needs
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 313 3848
Address:
97 Gorgie Park Road, Edinburgh EH11 2QL
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Hospital Teaching Service, City of Edinburgh

Last updated date: 10 July 2017

Summary

The Hospital and Outreach Teaching Service (HOTS) provides education for children and young people who are unable to attend school for a variety of medical reasons. The staff of Primary and Secondary trained teachers can provide expert teaching in a range of subjects, with the aim of creating an enriching and enjoyable learning experience for all pupils. Staff liaise directly with schools to maintain continuity and progression. This also ensures some normality through education and can help to reduce pupils’ anxieties about school work.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2850
Address:
ASL Service, East Neighbourhood Centre, Business Centre 1.03, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4DS
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Child's school

Howdenhall & St Katharine’s Special School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Provides secure residential care and education for young people aged 10-17 with significant social, emotional and behavioural needs.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 664 8488
Address:
39 Howdenhall Road, Edinburgh EH16 6PG
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority

Huntercombe Hospital School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Contact details
Telephone:
1506856023
Address:
Binny Estate, Ecclesmachan Road, Edinburgh EH52 6NL

ICT ASL Service, City of Edinburgh Council

Last updated date: 1 March 2017

Summary

The ICT ASL Service offers support, training and advice to education establishments in information communication technology to enhance learning and break down barriers to learning for learners with additional support needs. They work collaboratively with other professionals and can assess learners to ascertain the best approaches, strategies, resources and software for them if appropriate.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2850
Address:
Level 1, East Neighbourhood Centre, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4DS
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council

Kaimes School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special school for pupils aged 5 to 18 who have social communication difficulties, including autism spectrum disorder.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 6648241
Address:
140 Lasswade Road, Edinburgh EH16 6RT
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

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

Learning and Wellbeing Team, ASL Service, City of Edinburgh Council

Last updated date: 10 July 2017

Summary

Learning and Wellbeing Team: provide educational support for vulnerable children and young people experiencing an interrupted education and pupils with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. This support may take place in school or in the community.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2530
Address:
Learning and Wellbeing Team, ASL Service, East Neighbourhood Centre, Business Centre 1.03, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4DS

Learning, Language and Communication Team, ASL Service, City of Edinburgh Council

Last updated date: 10 July 2017

Summary

The Learning, Language and Communication team works with children and young people from birth and throughout their school years who have or are awaiting a diagnosis of a disability. This includes children and young people whose needs arise from learning disabilities, specific language or communication disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder or Down's Syndrome. The team support families, early years establishments and schools to develop programmes to progress children's learning and offer advice and support regarding aspects of disability.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2850
Address:
Learning, Language and Communication Team, ASL Service, East Neighbourhood Centre, Business Centre 1.03, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4DS

Leith Academy

Summary

Mainstream high school with an inclusion resource.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 554 0606
Address:
Leith Academy, 20 Academy Park, Edinburgh EH6 8JQ
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Literacy and Dyslexia Support, ASL Service, City of Edinburgh Council

Last updated date: 10 July 2017

Summary

Literacy and Dyslexia Suppor team works with children and young people with severe literacy difficulties/Dyslexia Support includes: consultation, advice and training for school staff; assessment and development of individual literacy programmes for children and young people; and, support to schools with planning and delivery of literacy interventions, including Read Write Inc., Fresh Start and SRA Fastrack.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2850
Address:
ASL Service, East Neighbourhood Centre, Business Centre 1.03, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4DS

Murrayburn Primary School

Summary

Language and communication class within mainstream primary school.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 453 5339
Address:
Murrayburn Primary School, Sighthill Loan, Edinburgh EH11 4NP
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh 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 (North Edinburgh)

Last updated date: 2 March 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 537 3961
Address:
D Block, Hospital Main Drive, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health professionals, education, social work.

NHS Lothian Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (South Edinburgh)

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 536 0534
Address:
3 Rillbank Terrace, Edinburgh EH9 1LL
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health professionals, education, social work.

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 Occupational Therapy Department City of Edinburgh

Last updated date: 13 April 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 536 0351. 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 536 0351
Address:
Royal Hospital for Sick Kids, 5 Rillbank Terrace, Edinburgh EH9 1LF
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
See above

NHS Lothian Paediatric Physiotherapy Department, City of Edinburgh

Last updated date: 4 July 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 536 0337
Address:
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health, education, social work professional. Self referral from Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian regions.

NHS Lothian Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy East Edinburgh

Last updated date: 20 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 536 6467
Address:
Children's Speech & Language Therapy Department, Leith Community Treatment Centre, Junction Place, Edinburgh EH6 5JQ
Other information
Management:
NHS Lothian
Referral method:
Health, education, social work professional, parent and carer

NHS Lothian Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy West Edinburgh

Last updated date: 1 March 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 537 7119
Address:
Speech and Language Therapy Language Department, Sighthill Health Centre, 380 Calder Road, Edinburgh EH11 4AU
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

Oaklands School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special school for pupils aged 3-18 years with severe and complex needs, including significant physical or motor impairment and pupils with sensory difficulties
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 315 8100
Address:
750 Ferry Road, Edinburgh EH4 4PQ
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Panmure St Ann’s special school

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special school for secondary aged pupils experiencing significant social, behavioural and educational difficulties and who cannot maintain a full-time place in mainstream education.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 5568833
Address:
6 South Gray's Close, Edinburgh EH1 1TQ
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Partners in Advocacy Edinburgh

Last updated date: 22 February 2017

Summary

Provides independent advocacy for children and young people with additional support needs (up to and including age 19) in Edinburgh
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:
Please either call the Edinburgh Office on 0131 478 7723 or download a referral form from our website and send by either post or e-mail to edinburgh@partnersinadvocacy.org.uk

Pilrig Park School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special school for pupils aged 12
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 467 7960
Address:
12 Balfour Place, Edinburgh EH6 5DW
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Prospect Bank School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special school for pupils aged from 5 to12 years who have additional support needs arising from learning and communication difficulties.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 553 2239
Address:
81 Restalrig Road, Edinburgh EH6 8BQ
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Redhall School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special school for primary-age pupils with additional support needs arising from learning difficulties and health and disability factors.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 443 1256
Address:
3c Redhall Grove, Edinburgh EH14 2DU
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Rowanfield Special School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special school for pupils with additional support needs arising from social and emotional factors, family circumstances and health and disability factors including autism spectrum disorders.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 343 6116
Address:
67c Groathill Road North, Edinburgh EH4 2SA
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Royal Mile Primary School

Summary

Language and communication class within mainstream primary school.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 556 3347
Address:
Royal Mile Primary School, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BZ
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh 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

St Crispin’s School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special school for primary and secondary aged pupils who have additional support needs arising from severe and complex learning difficulties including autism spectrum disorder.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 667 4831
Address:
19 Watertoun Road, Edinburgh EH9 3HZ
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

St Cuthbert’s RC Primary School

Summary

Language and communication class within mainstream primary school.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 443 2621
Address:
St Cuthbert's RC Primary School, Hutchison Crossway, Edinburgh EH14 1RP
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Local authority

St Thomas Of Aquin’s High School

Summary

Mainstream high school with an inclusion resource.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 229 8734
Address:
St Thomas Of Aquin's High School, 2-20 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh EH3 9ES
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Stenhouse Primary School

Summary

Language and communication class.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 443 1255
Address:
Stenhouse Primary School, 4 Saughton Mains Street, Edinburgh EH11 3HL
Other information
Management:
City of Edinburgh Council
Referral method:
Local authority

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

Visiting Teachers of the Visually Impaired, ASL Service, City of Edinburgh Council

Last updated date: 10 July 2017

Summary

Visiting Teachers of the Visually Impaired: this team supports children and young people with a visual impairment and works with schools and other educational establishments to offer advice and teaching strategies for visually impaired learners.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2850
Address:
Visiting Teachers of the Visually Impaired Team, ASL Service, East Neighbourhood Centre, Business Centre 1.03, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4DS

Visiting Teaching and Support Service, City of Edinburgh

Last updated date: 10 July 2017

Summary

This service supports children and young people from birth and throughout their school years who have or are awaiting a diagnosis of a disability.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 469 2850
Address:
ASL Service, East Neighbourhood Centre, Business Centre 1.03, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4DS
Other information
Management:
Edinburgh City Council
Referral method:
Parent's informed consent is needed for a referral. There is an open referral system and forms can be obtained by calling the service.

VOCAL Carer’s Centre

Last updated date: 18 April 2017

Summary

VOCAL supports carers in all family or relationship settings, be they defined by kinship, partnership, friendship, affection or obligation. Provides: advice and information emotional support, training and groupwork, counselling, advocacy.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 622 6666
Address:
8 -13 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW
Other information
Management:
VOCAL Board of Directors
Referral method:
Contact VOCAL directly

Woodlands School, Edinburgh

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Special school for secondary aged children with complex, long term additional support needs, arising primarily from learning disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 449 3447
Address:
Woodlands School, 36 Dolphin Avenue, Edinburgh EH14 5RD
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request
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