Early Years SEND team
The ISL Early Years SEND team provides specialist support, advice and training to promote early intervention and inclusive practice for children aged 0-5 with special educational needs and/or disability. The team is made up of early years specialists who support individual children and also provide systemic support to early years settings.
- we work with children with a range of developmental difficulties, including those with very complex needs
- we work with children at home as well as in settings, carrying out observations, assessments and modelling good practice
- our work follows a multi-professional approach with families at the centre
- we work closely with professionals in schools and other services to support children's transition into school.
Contacts for your Area Early Years SEND Team and support: ISL contacts
Access to support and advice about individual children is through a Single Service Request form
Individual assessment of early learning and development
For the identification of additional needs in children whose skills fall into the 0-4 years range, to aid target setting and to promote inclusive practice in Early Years settings and schools.