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Islington SEND Community Support Service Annual Summary Report 2016 -2017
SENDIAS Service Model
Aim 1 Increase the number of clients accessing SENDIAS service Increase EHCP and SEN educational support case work Maintain income maximisation support for families with SEND
Apr-Jun 2016 July-Sep 2016 Oct-Dec 2016 Jan-Mar 2017 Annual 2016 -17 Income maximisation 56 173 131 140 500 School issue (exclusion related) 6 1 40 25 72 School issue/ SEN 4 support 4 55 53 116 Tribunal 0 5 14 5 24 Disagreement Resolution 0 2 9 4 15 Contact with professional’s 0 8 14 22 44 Annual Review 2 0 2 10 14 EHC Plan 0 25 71 77 173 Challenging behaviour in school 0 3 17 31 51
Aim 2: Young People Increase awareness of SENDIAS service Independently access the service and receive support. Increase SEND young people’s rights’ awareness and confidence to voice their needs and views in meetings and with professionals.
Outcomes Co-produced easy read, accessible service forms for SEND young people direct independent case work to 13 young people Engaged and involved 38 young people in SEND support and advice Family case work with 9 families Transition to adulthood group work in Samuel Rhodes School
Aim 3 - vulnerable and hard to reach families to reach and support vulnerable and hard to reach SEND families in the borough not currently accessing support 44 professional introductions to vulnerable families as first time service users 263 contacts with professionals were made over the year.
Resource Making Workshops Outcomes Parents supported to make practical aids to support behaviour Strong peer support networks were developed SEND parents support group at schools will be piloted in Year 2 where appropriate Termly SEND drop in sessions in schools Train Early Years service staff to deliver Resource Making sessions as part of staff CPD program from September 2017
“Relax It’s Friday” Parent Support Group Outcomes new parents joining the group have reported feeling reassured and more knowledgeable of services from speaking to more experienced parents of SEN children Case work referrals have also been generated from the group See evaluation charts in report Parent/Carer’s Coffee Group KEEP CALM IT’S FRIDAY! COME AND HAVE A CUPPA EVERY FRIDAY 11 AM-1 PM ( TERM TIME ONLY) LOUGH ROAD CENTRE LOUGH ROAD N 7 8 RH (NEAR PARADISE PARK) FOR PARENTS AND CARERS OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITIES
Professional SEND Code of Practice Training Delivered training to 39 teachers and support staff at Islington and City college 5 staff at Friendship Works Mentoring service CAMHS professional team meeting Outcome: staff gained knowledge of the EHCP process and their role in SEND support planning See evaluation chart in report
Service Priorities 2017 -2018 Young people YP steering group and “Know your Rights, Have a Voice” workshop program SENDIAS stall at City and Islington and London Metropolitan induction week Support transition work with targeted sixth form students at Samuel Rhodes Scope opportunities to work with YOS to support SEND young people SEN support SEND drop-ins at mainstream schools, Resource Making and transition workshops for parents in more schools Support development of parental peer support SEND school support groups SEND drop in and workshops for parents at PRU primary site Continue and expand upon delivery of SEND Code of Practice awareness staff support training to schools, colleges and third sector organisations