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Advocacy Shetland

Summary

Provides independent volunteer and citizen advocacy to vulnerable adults and carers living in the Shetland Islands including parents with children with educational issues as well as young people themselves.
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 743 929
Address:
Market House, 14 Market Street, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 OJP
Other information
Management:
Independent charity
Referral method:
Self

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

Bruce Family Centre Services – Shetland

Last updated date: 2 March 2017

Summary

The Bruce Family Centre provides a wide range of services using a multi agency approach. The Bruce Family Centre currently runs parent groups, three of which are based at the Centre. All of these groups offer the opportunity for early intervention, promoting positive parenting and play and providing support to children and families.
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 745400
Address:
Bruce Family Centre, Lovers Loan, Lerwick ZE1 0BA
Other information
Management:
Shetland Council

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

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

Education Additional Support Needs (ASN) Outreach – Shetland Islands

Last updated date: 2 March 2017

Summary

A range of services from within education which provide support for pre-school, school aged children, young people and their families
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 745588
Address:
Education Outreach Services, Children's Services, Charlotte House, Commercial Road, Leerwick ZE1 0LQ
Other information
Management:
Shetland Islands Council
Referral method:
Parent

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.  
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 is an outreach service which supports the educational, social, emotional and behavioural needs of pre-school children who have barriers to learning. Support may be offered either in a group or one to one setting, either in the Bruce Family Centre or in homes or pre-school / nursery settings, dependent on the needs of the child and family.
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 745400
Address:
Bruce Family Centre, Lovers Loan, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0BA
Other information
Management:
Shetland Islands Council

Psychological Service Shetland

Last updated date: 2 March 2017

Summary

The Psychological Service is part of Shetland Islands Council Children’s Services, based at Charlotte House, in the centre of Lerwick and at the Children’s Services Resources Base at Brae High School. It 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

Last updated date: 28 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.
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

Last updated date: 2 March 2017

Summary

The Vision Services (Education) consists of teachers and learning support workers (Additional Support Needs) working with children and young people with sight loss which cannot be helped by wearing glasses and whose sight difficulties cause difficulty to development, learning, mobility and independent living.
Contact details
Telephone:
01595 745360
Address:
Vision Services, Psychological Service, Charlotte House, Commercial Road, Lerwick ZE1 0LQ
Other information
Management:
Shetland Council
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