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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

Children with Disabilities Team, Midlothian

Last updated date: 27 June 2017

Summary

Children with Disabilities Team
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 271 3860
Address:
Children and Families Services, Dalkeith Social Work Centre, 11 St Andrew Street, Dalkeith EH22 1AL
Other information
Management:
Midlothian 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

Cuiken 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 271 4580
Address:
Cuiken Primary School, 150 Cuiken Terrace, Penicuik EH26 0AH
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Dalkeith 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:
0131 654 4701
Address:
Dalkeith High School, 2 Cousland Road, Dalkeith EH22 2PS
Other information
Management:
Midlothian 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.

Hawthornden 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 271 4600
Address:
Hawthornden Primary School, Polton Avenue Road, Bonnyrigg EH19 2NZ
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
Local authority

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

Mayfield Primary School, Dalkeith

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 663 0546
Address:
Mayfield Primary School, Stone Avenue, Mayfield, Dalkeith EH22 5PB
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Midlothian Behaviour Support Service

Last updated date: 9 February 2017

Summary

Provides additional support in pre-school centres and primary schools across Midlothian for children experiencing social, emotional and behavioural difficulties
Contact details
Telephone:
01968 664063 or 0131 271 4620
Address:
Lawfield Primary School (East) or Penicuik Town Hall (West), 26 Lawfield Road, Mayfield, Dalkeith EH22 5BB
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
The behaviour support team is accessed via School Wellbeing Meetings.

Midlothian Educational Psychology Service

Last updated date: 9 February 2017

Summary

How can we help you and your child? We support children and young people's development, learning and behaviour at school. We work with others to identify and understand children's needs, particularly where additional support may be required. This helps you as parents/carers, the school and the education authority to make informed choices about meeting your child's needs. We work with school staff, parents/carers and other professionals such as speech and language therapists and social workers, to help children and young people achieve.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 270 7500
Address:
Education, Communities and Economy, Fairfield House, 8 Lothian Road, Dalkeith EH22 3AA
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
School staff will contact the school link educational psychologist when required or parents can contact the service directly

Midlothian English as an Additional Language Support Service

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Support to children and young people whose first language is not English
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 271 5665
Address:
Specialist Teaching Team, Woodburn Primary, 5 Cousland Road, Dalkeith EH22 2PS
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
Head teachers can make referrals directly to the service. Parents may also contact the service directly.

Midlothian Gypsy and Traveller Support Service

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Additional support to Primary and Secondary schools across Midlothian for Gypsy and Traveller children and young people who have experienced interrupted learning.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 271 5665
Address:
Specialist Teaching Team, Woodburn Primary, 5 Cousland Road, Dalkeith EH22 2PS
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
School staff, parents and carers, other children's services, official Gypsy and Traveller services

Midlothian ICT Support Service

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Service works with the wider educational Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Service, which support schools across Midlothian in using ICT to help children and young people with additional support needs.
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
Referral is made directly to the service by the Head Teacher or designated Senior Manager after consultation with the Principal Teacher Support for Learning and school-based ICT staff.

Midlothian Outreach Service for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Provides additional support at Pre-schools stages and in Primary and Secondary schools across Midlothian for children and young people with autism spectrum disorder
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 271 5665
Address:
Specialist Teaching Team, Woodburn Primary, 5 Cousland Road, Dalkeith EH22 2PS
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
Headteacher with parental permission or Consultant Paediatrician

Midlothian Outreach Service Hearing Impairment

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Service provides additional support for deaf and hearing impaired children to pre-school centres, homes and schools across Midlothian
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 270 5663
Address:
Specialist Teaching Team, Bonnyrigg Primary School, Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg EH19 3HR
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
Children are referred through NHS Audiology Services, Head teacher with parental permission.

Midlothian Pre-School Support Service

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

This service provides support across Midlothian for children age 0-5 years with significant additional support needs
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 270 5665
Address:
Disabilities and Specialist Teaching Team, c/o Woodburn Primary School, 5 Cousland Road, Dalkeith EH22 2PS
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council
Referral method:
Parents/Carers/Allied Health Professionals

Midlothian Social Work Centre – Hawthorn Children and Family Centre

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Hawthorn children and families centre is the only pre-5 children and families centre of its kind in Midlothian.

The main purpose of the service is to work with the most vulnerable children, in partnership with their parents/carers. The centre also works with children with disability or affected by disability.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 271 3116
Address:
2F Bogwood, Mayfield, Dalkeith EH22 5DQ
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council

Midlothian Young People’s Advice Service

Last updated date: 12 July 2017

Summary

MYPAS (Midlothian Young People's Advice Service) is a community based organisation that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of young people aged 12 – 21 across Midlothian.  MYPAS provides support and advice to young people on: sexual health information, advice and clinics; links between sexual health and alcohol / other drugs; counselling; art therapy; and, youth participation.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 454 0757
Address:
Tolbooth Hall, 176 High Street, Dalkeith EH22 1AY
Website:
Other information
Referral method:
Open - referrals are accepted from anyone

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 (Midlothian)

Last updated date: 1 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:
01968 671330
Address:
Eastfield Medical Centre, Eastfield Farm Road, Penicuik EH26 8EZ
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 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 Midlothian

Last updated date: 13 April 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 454 9544
Address:
Speech and Therapy Language Department, Newbattle Medical Centre, Blackcot, Mayfield, Dalkeith EH22 4AA
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.

Pathways to Success

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Specialist service offering additional educational support to help young people be successful in education, working closely with all the high schools in Midlothian
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 270 5743
Address:
Pathways to Success, 208 Main Street, Pathhead EH37 5SG
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Usually school in discussion with parents

Resolve:ASL

Last updated date: 17 April 2017

Summary

Provides independent additional support for learning mediation in Argyll and Bute, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, Scottish Borders, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire and the Western Isles.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 313 8844
Address:
Children in Scotland, Level 1, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5EZ
Other information
Management:
Children in Scotland
Referral method:
Contact the service directly or referral through local authority

Saltersgate School

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Secondary special school for primary and secondary age pupils with additional learning needs
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 654 4703
Address:
3 Cousland Road, Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 2PS
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

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

The Midlothian Assessment and Planning Staged System

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Assessment and planning for children under 3 is managed through a co-ordinated approach to the multiagency staged process, with NHS colleagues initially taking a lead. This process, called Early MAPSS, places a very strong emphasis on planning in partnership with the parent/carers with the child at the centre.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 536 8108
Address:
Dr Lindsay Logie, Community Child Health, Edenhall Hospital, Musselburgh
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Council

Top Services

Last updated date: 3 July 2017

Summary

Top Services is run by Midlothian Local Authority
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 270 5743
Address:
208 Main Street, Pathhead EH37 5SG
Other information
Management:
Midlothian Local Authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

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

VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre

Last updated date: 28 February 2017

Summary

Provides individual support, groupwork and training for parents and carers of children with additional support needs.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 663 6869
Address:
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith EH22 3NX
Other information
Management:
VOCAL Board of Directors
Referral method:
Contact VOCAL directly
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