Provider Details

Contact Details

Provider
Tower Hamlets Sensory Support Service For Children And Young People
Telephone No

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 0 To 19

Address Details

Street Number
Bethnal Green Centre
Street
229 Bethnal Green Road
Town
London
Postcode
E2 6AB

Description

Service Description

We provide a range of support for babies, children and young people diagnosed with a dual sensory impairment, including those with additional and complex needs. The Sensory Support Service consists of specialist teachers of the deaf and of vision impairment. There are also other professionals who work with us. For example, bilingual instructors and a deaf instructor. We provide support for pre-school as well as school aged children and young people. We work in close partnership with other specialists including staff skilled in the assessment multi-sensory impaired children.

Additional Information

Additional Information

We offer the following services/sessions to parents and families:

• DOVES is a playgroup for visually impaired children aged 0 to 4 and their families.
• 'Ready, Steady, Go' parents support group for parents of pre-school deaf and partially hearing children.
• Braille course for parents of visually impaired children
• British Sign Language classes, ranging from the Family Sign curriculum up to, and including, BSL Level 2.

Services to parents are free. There is a charge to schools for some of our services. Schools can also purchase additional services.

Costs

Cost
Free

Opening Times

Opening Times
MondayFrom 08:30To 17:30
From 08:30To 17:30
TuesdayFrom 08:30To 17:30
From 08:30To 17:30
WednesdayFrom 08:30To 17:30
From 08:30To 17:30
ThursdayFrom 08:30To 17:30
From 08:30To 17:30
FridayFrom 08:30To 17:30
From 08:30To 17:30

Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
No
Cost Details: Other
Yes
Do You Have A Waiting List?
No
Do You Have Car Parking Spaces?
No
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Yes
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Yes
Has A Service Description?
Yes
Is There A Waiting List?
No
Open To Extended Family?
Yes

Further Information

Provider Type
Advice, Information and Support Services Education Advice & Support Services Education Advice & Support Services Education Advice & Support Services SEND
Suitable For
Visual Impairment Hearing Impairment and Deafness Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI)
Delivery Channels
Home Visit Case Work Office / Premises Schools
How to Contact
Email Telephone
Eligibility Criteria
Child / Young Person With A Statement/ Education, Health And Care Plan (EHCP) Child Aged Below 4 Years & 11 Months Child Aged Between 5 To 19 Tier 1: Universal Tier 2/3: Borderline Tier 2: Targeted Tier 3: Specialist
Available Facilities
Disabled Access
Referral Criteria
Integrated Service For Disabled Children Via Children And Adult Mental Health Project Via Common Assessment Framework (CAF) Via Gp Or Other Health Professional Via Looked After Children Teams Via School Via Social Care Professional Via Youth Offending Team

Details last updated

Last Updated
15 November 2017