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Anderson 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:
01595 808008
Address:
Anderson High School, Lovers Loan, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0JH
Other information
Management:
Shetland Islands Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Bell’s Brae 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:
01595 743720
Address:
Bell's Brae Primary School, Gilbertson Road, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0QB
Other information
Management:
Shetland Islands Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Children with Disabilities, Shetland Islands Council

Summary

Children with Disabilities
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 744000
Address:
Children's Services, Hayfield House, Hayfield Lane, Lerwick ZE1 0QD
Other information
Management:
Shetland Isles Council
Referral method:
parents and professionals

Common Ground Mediation

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 511 502
Address:
PO Box 24093, Edinburgh EH7 9EG
Other information
Management:
Common Ground Mediation
Referral method:
Contact the service directly or referral through local authority

Education Additional Support Needs (ASN) Outreach – Shetland Islands

Summary

A range of services from within education which provide support for pre-school, school aged children, young people and their families
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Management:
Shetland Islands Council

NHS Shetland Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services

Summary

Provides a service for children aged 0-18th birthday if in full-time education, otherwise up to 16 years, who are experiencing mental health difficulties. åÊ
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 743006
Address:
Lerwick Health Centre, South Road, Lerwick ZE1 ORB
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health professionals, education, social work.

NHS Shetland Paediatric Occupational Therapy Department

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 and offer services to children and young people between birth and 18 years.
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 743022
Address:
Gilbert Bain Hospital, South Road, Lerwick ZE1 0TB
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health professional.

NHS Shetland Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy

Summary

Provide services for children and young people with communication, swallowing or feeding difficulties aged 0 - 16 years, or older if a young person has additional suport needs. Work usually in clinics and schools.
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 744242
Address:
The Independent Living Centre, Gremista, Lerwick ZE1 0XY
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health, education profesional, parent and carer.

NHS Shetland Physiotherapy Services Department

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 throughout Shetland and sees patients in health centres, schools and their own homes.
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 743323
Address:
Gilbert Bain Hospital, South Road, Lerwick ZE1 0TB
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health, education, social work professional, parent or carer. Self referral form available online.

Pre-School Home Visiting Service, Shetland

Summary

The Pre-School Home Visiting Service as part of the Education Additional Support Needs Outreach Group. The PSHVS supports pre-school children with Additional Support Needs. An outreach service is provided throughout Shetland, working in partnership with parents, early years settings and other agencies to support the development needs of individual children.
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 745407
Address:
Bruce Family Centre, Lovers Loan, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0BA
Other information
Management:
Shetland Islands Council

Psychological Service Shetland

Summary

The service provides advice and support to families, children, schools and other agencies on all aspects of additional support needs, child development and learning.
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 745588
Address:
Charlotte House, Commercial Road, Lerwick, SHETLAND ZE1 0LX
Other information
Management:
Shetland Islands Council
Referral method:
School staff will contact the school link educational psychologist when required or parents can contact the service directly

School nurse contact NHS Shetland

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:
01595 743 076
Address:
Gilbert Bain Hospital, South Road, Lerwick ZE1 0TB
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Parent

Visual Impairment, Shetland

Summary

Provides support and advice for parents, carers, pre-school, school staff, further education and other relevant professionals regarding practical and educational needs
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 745588
Address:
Principal Teacher, Vision Services, Psychological Service, 2 Bank Lane, Lerwick
Other information
Management:
Shetland Council
Referral method:
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