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Action for Sick Children

Summary

Action for Sick Children 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

AIMS Advocacy

Last updated date: 2 March 2017

Summary

AIMS Advocacy works with people from North Ayrshire over the age of 16 years old who require independent advocacy and who are eligible to receive a community care service. This includes people who experience mental ill health or disabilities. We offer advocacy support in the community as well as hospital settings.
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 608663
Address:
70 New Street, Stevenston KA20 3HG
Other information
Management:
AIMS Ltd is a registered charity managed by a board of directors with 9 members who are all volunteers.
Referral method:
Self

Ayrshire One Stop Shop

Last updated date: 28 February 2017

Summary

One Stop Shops offer people with autism and their families much needed information, advice and support before and after diagnosis.
Contact details
Telephone:
07500 974 323 or 01290 553431
Other information
Management:
National Autistic Society Scotland
Referral method:
Members of the public can contact directly

Children with Disabilities Team, North Ayrshire Council

Summary

Children with Disabilities Team
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 311505
Address:
Social Services, 47 West Road, Irvine KA12 8RE
Other information
Management:
North Ayrshire 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

Dreghorn Primary School

Summary

The Educational Support Resource within Dreghorn Primary School supports children assessed as having a social communication disorder.
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 211018
Address:
Dreghorn Primary School, Dundonald Road, Dreghorn, Irvine KA11 4AP
Other information
Management:
North Ayrshire Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Dyslexia Ayrshire Helpline

Summary

Dyslexia Ayrshire is a voluntary organisation representing the needs and interests of dyslexic people in Scotland, and in Ayrshire in particular. Dyslexia Ayrshire is maintained by a group of volunteers, mainly parents of children with dyslexia. Their aim is to 'Make a Difference' in Ayrshire and throughout Scotland, to enable and encourage everyone with dyslexia, regardless of their age and abilities, to reach their potential.
Contact details
Telephone:
01292 443648
Address:
46 Mount Charles Crescent, Doonfoot, AYR KA7 4PA
Other information
Referral method:
Open

Dyslexia Scotwest

Summary

Dyslexia Scotwest is an information and advocacy service, dedicated to assisting dyslexic people in the west of Scotland. They have two main aims, firstly, to raise awareness and understanding of dyslexia and, secondly, to offer help and support to anyone with an interest in dyslexia.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 357 5700
Address:
1, Sandfield Avenue, MIlngavie, Glasgow G62 8NR
Other information
Referral method:
Open - they accept referrals from anyone

Haysholm School

Summary

Haysholm provides education for children from age 5 to post 16 with severe and complex additional support needs including autism spectrum disorder, physical and sensory impairments
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 276673
Address:
Haysholm School, Bank Street, Irvine KA12 0NE
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Hospital Education Services, North Ayrshire

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Educational support to children and young people who are in hospital for an extended period of time
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 324400
Address:
Education and Youth Employment, North Ayrshire Council, Cunninghame House, Irvine KA12 8EE
Other information
Management:
North Ayrshire Council
Referral method:
By Headteacher

James McFarlane School

Summary

Nursery, primary and secondary special school for pupils with additional support needs arising from complex learning difficulties including autism spectrum disorder, physical and sensory impairments
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 461370
Address:
James Mcfarlane School, Dalry Road, Ardrossan KA22 7DQ
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

James Reid School

Summary

Special school for primary and secondary age pupils with additional support needs with the possibility of having split placements with their local mainstream school.
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 467105
Address:
James Reid School, Primrose Place, Saltcoats KA21 6LH
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

NHS Ayrshire & Arran Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services Irvine

Last updated date: 29 May 2017

Summary

The service is based around three locality teams, consisting of specialist clinicians who can offer assessment and a range of interventions. Interventions can vary from short term treatments for those with mild to moderate mental health problems; to more complex treatments for children and young people experiencing more severe and complex problems. Assessment and treatment can be offered to children from 5 years to age 18 years. A small number of children may require support under the age of 5 years in partnership with other child health colleagues.
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 323419
Address:
CAMHS North Ayrshire Team, Rear of Horseshoe Building,, Ayrshire Central Hospital, Kilwinning Road, Irvine KA12 8SS
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
GP, social work, education services

NHS Ayrshire & Arran Community Paediatric Service – OT Service

Last updated date: 1 March 2017

Summary

The aim of Occupational Therapy is to enable children/young people to live more productive and enjoyable lives and become independent in the things they need and want to do. This includes their ability to look after themselves (self-care), enjoy themselves (leisure) and perform to their full potential (learning).
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 323070
Address:
Rainbow House Child Development Centre, Ayrshire Central Hospital, Kilwinnining Road, Irvine KA12 8SS
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health, education, social work professional.

NHS Ayrshire & Arran Paediatric Physiotherapy Service

Last updated date: 1 March 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:
01294 323070
Address:
Rainbow House Child Development Centre, Ayrshire Central Hospital, Kilwinnining Road, Irvine KA12 8SS
Other information
Management:
NHS

NHS Ayrshire & Arran Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service – North Ayrshire

Summary

Provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment programmes for children and young people with communication and eating and drinking difficulties. Work with children, their families and other professionals in health centres, clinics, schools and homes.
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 400721
Address:
South Beach Medical Centre, 8 Harbour Street, Ardrossan KA22 8BS
Other information
Referral method:
Health, education, social work professional, parent and carer.

NHS Ayrshire and Arran school nurse contact – North Ayrshire

Last updated date: 13 April 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.
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 317794
Address:
North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership, Intervention Services, 4th Floor, West Wing, Cunninghame House, Friarscroft, Irvine KA12 8EE
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Parent

North Ayrshire – Educational Psychological Services

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Educational psychologists aim to support children, from birth to young adulthood, to realise their fullest potential. They work with staff, pupils, parents and other professionals to help identify wellbeing and additional support needs. They develop approaches to meet these needs, so children feel; safe, healthy, active, nurtured, achieving, respected, responsible and included.
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 324500
Address:
North Ayrshire Council, 5th Floor, Cunninghame House, IRVINE KA12 8EE
Other information
Management:
North Ayrshire Council
Referral method:
School staff will contact the school link educational psychologist when required or parents can contact the service directly

North Ayrshire Pre-School Community Assessment Team

Summary

Services come together to form the Pre-School Community Assessment Teams (PreSCAT). They share information and provide a co-ordinated service to children and families.
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 324500
Address:
Psychological Service, 5th Floor, Cunninghame House, Irvine KA12 8EE
Other information
Management:
North Ayrshire Council
Referral method:
Education/Health Professional

Pupil Support Service Extended Outreach, North Ayrshire

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

The Extended Outreach team work with pupils who need support outwith and within mainstream education to return to full time mainstream provision, to achieve both formal and alternative accreditation and to move onto sustainable post-school destinations. Support is tailored to meet individual needs.
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 324740
Address:
Pupil Support Service Extended Outreach, Auchenharvie Academy, Saltcoats Road, Stevenston KA20 3JW
Other information
Management:
North Ayrshire Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Stanecastle School and Early Years

Summary

Special primary and secondary special school for pupils with moderate to complex learning difficulties including autism spectrum disorder
Contact details
Telephone:
01294 211914
Address:
Stanecastle School, Burns Crescent, Girdle Toll, Irvine KA11 1AQ
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request
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