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SEN Services Southwest

Training available Autumn 2022
Upcoming Autumn Term Courses.
To book on a course, please call 07913 179125 or 07854 110297, or email senservicessw@gmail.com

Recordings of the following training courses are also available. Prices on request. There will be a 7 day expiry on all recordings:

  •          Identifying and Supporting Learners with Dyslexia
  •          Identifying and Supporting Learners with Dyscalculia
  •          Identifying and Supporting Learners with ADHD
  •          Meeting SEND Statutory Requirements and Preparing for OfSTED
  •          Understanding and Supporting Learners with Attachment Disorder
  •          Understanding and Supporting Learners with Autism
  •          Understanding and Meeting the Emotional and Mental Health Needs of Children and Young People in Schools
  •          Supporting Anxious Children, Young People and their Parents to foster Emotional Wellbeing
  •          Supporting the Needs of Learners with Speech and Language Difficulties in Primary Schools (or Secondary Schools)
  •          Planning, Delivering and Monitoring Effective Interventions in Schools
  •          Interventions to support learners with Working Memory and Processing Difficulties
  •          Phonological Awareness Difficulties – Identification and Intervention

We are Sue Plechowicz and Tracey Foster and together we run SEN Services Southwest. Our Mission Statement is:

“To provide high quality, timely support for educational establishments, ensuring that barriers to learning are broken down and all young people are encouraged and supported to be happy, confident, well-rounded individuals who reach their full potential.”

We are qualified Psychologists, teachers and SENCos with a combined experience of over forty years working in education and have a profound understanding of how to support children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs, and their families.  We have a wide range of knowledge of SEND provision and support in EYFS, Primary and Secondary settings, as well as the SEN Code of Practice.

We provide educational settings with assessment of pupils in all areas of Special Educational Needs; training for staff and consultancy services.

Examples of Assessments:

  • Comprehensive Behaviour Assessment
  • Pre-referral Autism Screening
  • Cognitive Ability assessments
  • Access Arrangements Testing (PAPAA qualified)

Examples of Training:

  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health e.g. Managing Challenging Behaviour, Attachment, ADHD
  • Cognition and Learning e.g. Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Planning and Delivering Effective Interventions
  • Communication and Interaction e.g. Autism, Speech and Language Difficulties
  • Sensory Integration
  • SEND Code of Practice e.g. First Year SENCo, Preparing for OfSTED

Examples of Consultancy:

  • Pre-OfSTED Audit
  • Temporary SENCo cover e.g. maternity leave, change of staff
  • Data Management and Provision Mapping
  • Policies and Protocols, including GDPR

Further details about our services can be found on our website, along with information about costs.

CAPH member schools are entitled to a 5% discount on all service costs (Schools with a Service Agreement with SEN Services Southwest continue to benefit from a 10% discount on all service costs).

Read the latest edition of Inside Look from SEN Services SW.