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Advocacy Orkney

Last updated date: 22 April 2017

Summary

Provides advocacy to children and young people who are or who have been looked after or who have had mental health issues or a diagnosed learning disability.
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 870111
Address:
Advocacy Orkney, 46 Victoria Street, Kirkwall KW15 1DN
Other information
Management:
Advocacy Orkney Board of Directors
Referral method:
Self or agency

All Age Learning Disabilities Service, Orkney Council

Last updated date: 18 April 2017

Summary

All Age Learning Disabilities Team accepts referrals for children and young people (and adults) who have an identified learning disability.
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 873535
Address:
Orkney Islands Council, School Place, Kirkwall KW15 1NY
Other information
Management:
Orkney Council
Referral method:
Via Children and Families Team

CAMHS (Orkney)

Last updated date: 28 February 2017

Summary

Provides a service to children and young people between the ages of 0-18 years who are experiencing mental health difficulties or who are at a high degree of risk of developing mental heath problems.  Every school should have a named contact for specialist children and adolescent mental health services.
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 888280
Address:
Community Mental Health Team, Health Centre, New Scapa Road, Kirkwall KW15 1BX
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health professionals, education, social work.

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

Glaitness 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:
01856 873648
Address:
Glaitness School, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1RP
Other information
Management:
Orkney Islands Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Kirkwall Grammar 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:
01856 872102
Address:
Kirkwall Grammar School, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1QN
Other information
Management:
Orkney Islands Council
Referral method:
Local authority

NHS Orkney Paediatric Occupational Therapy Department

Last updated date: 20 February 2017

Summary

Occupational Therapists work with parents, carers and others to assess if a child has difficulties with everyday practical and social skills. Occupational Therapists aim to enable the child to be as physically, psychologically and socially independent as possible.
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 885593
Address:
Peedie Sea Children's Centre, Pickaquoy Loan, Kirkwall KW15 1BZ
Other information
Management:
NHS Orkney
Referral method:
Health, education, social work professional.

NHS Orkney Paediatric Physiotherapy

Last updated date: 20 February 2017

Summary

Physiotherapists work with children and young people from birth to 19 years who have movement disorders, a disability, injury, joint pain or illness. The service provides assessment, treatment programmes, advice, hydrotherapy and support to children at The Children's Centre, at home or in school. Parents/children can request an appointment directly with the Children's physiotherapy team or may be referred by another health care provider.
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 885592
Address:
Peedie Sea Children's Centre, Pickaquoy Loan, Kirkwall KW15 1BZ
Other information
Management:
NHS Orkney

NHS Orkney Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Department

Summary

The role of the Speech and Language Therapist is to provide assessment, treatment and advice for people with communication difficulties and related feeding and swallowing problems.
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 888239
Address:
Speech and Therapy Language Department, Kirkwall Health Centre, Kirkwall KW15 1BQ
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Open referral system

Orkney Educational Psychology Service

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

The central aim is to promote the development and well-being of children and young people from birth to 24 years, particularly to help them overcome any barriers to learning and self-efficacy.
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 873535
Address:
Pupil Support, Education, Leisure and Housing, Orkney Islands Council, School Place, Kirkwall KW15 1NY
Other information
Management:
Orkney Islands Council
Referral method:
School staff will contact the school link educational psychologist when required or parents can contact the service directly

Orkney Service for Children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Last updated date: 8 February 2017

Summary

This service offers advice and support to children with autism their families, teachers and other carers. The service aims to promote understanding of autistic spectrum disorders and suggest strategies that can be employed to enable young people with autism to achieve their highest potential.
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 873535
Address:
Pupil Support Team, Education, Leisure and Housing, Council Offices, Kirkwall KW15 1NY
Other information
Management:
Orkney Council
Referral method:
Parents or teacher - an Educational Psychologist will assess the child

Orkney Service for Children with Visual Impairment

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

This service offers advice and support to children with a visual impairment, their families, teachers and others involved with them
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 873535
Address:
Pupil Support Team, Education, Leisure and Housing, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall KW15 1NY
Other information
Management:
Orkney Council
Referral method:
Referrals are welcome from parents or, with parental permission, from anyone professionally involved with the child such as the health visitor or GP, ophthalmologist, teacher

Orkney Service for Hearing Impaired Children

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

The Service for Hearing Impaired Children supports children with a hearing loss, their families, teachers and others involved with them
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 873535
Address:
Pupil Support Team, Education, Leisure and Housing, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall KW15 1NY
Other information
Management:
Orkney Council
Referral method:
Referrals are welcome from parents or, with parental permission, from anyone professionally involved with the child such as the teacher, nursery teacher, health visitor or GP.

Orkney Service for Positive Behaviour Management

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Summary

Aims to provide positive strategies and support for pupils who require help with behaviour management, their teachers, peers, schools and families
Contact details
Telephone:
01856 873535
Address:
Pupil Support Team, Education, Leisure and Learning, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall KW15 1NY
Other information
Management:
Orkney Council
Referral method:
Referrals are welcome from parents or, with parental permission, from anyone professionally involved with the child such as the teacher, nursery teacher, health visitor or GP

Papdale 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:
01856 872650
Address:
Papdale Primary School, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1PJ
Other information
Management:
Orkney Islands Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Pre-5 Learning Support Orkney

Last updated date: 15 February 2017

Contact details
Telephone:
01856 873535 ext 3220
Address:
Papdale Primary School, Willow Road, Kirkwall KW15 1PJ
Other information
Management:
Orkney Islands Council
Referral method:
Unknown

School nurse contact NHS Orkney

Last updated date: 21 February 2017

Summary

School nurses are responsible for providing a variety of services which can include health promotion, information, advice and education, and support. 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:
01856 888262
Address:
School Health Department, Health Centre Annex, New Scapa Road, Kirkwall KW15 1BX
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Parent

Service for Preschool Children with Additional Support Needs, Orkney

Contact details
Telephone:
01856 873535
Address:
Education, Leisure and Housing Services, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1NY
Other information
Management:
Orkney Islands Council
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