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ARC: Autism Resource Centre

St Nicholas’ Primary School

Raymund Road, Oxford, OX3 0PJ

01865 242838

 

For children in Oxfordshire Schools who are struggling to function in their class setting and require teaching approaches to develop their skills and confidence in areas of personal development affected by their Communication and Interaction difficulties.

 

Objectives:

  • To help build positive social interaction and communication skills.
  • To work in partnership with key members of school staff to help identify and manage low level anger and anxiety issues and provide support to effectively manage the behaviours associated with these.
  • To encourage independence and resilience.
  • To provide a learning environment that is a haven from daily sensory and social pressures, motivate and engage children with learning.
  • To provide a short term flexible response to meet each child’s individual needs.
  • To provide support, advice and useful strategies for TA’s to work with their individual child.

Desired outcomes for child:

  • Improved social interaction and communication and a reduction in number of negative incidents.
  • Increased awareness of child’s needs and strategies to support, for key members of school staff. Increased positive attitude towards learning and school environment.
  • Improved self esteem.
  • Improved independence, personal and life skills.

Desired outcomes for child:

  • Improved social interaction and communication and a reduction in number of negative incidents.
  • Increased awareness of child’s needs and strategies to support, for key members of school staff. Increased positive attitude towards learning and school environment.
  • Improved self esteem.
  • Improved independence, personal and life skills.

Referral process:

For a referral form, please contact Danielle Ford (SENCO). Danielle.Ford@stnicholasprimaryschool.org.uk

All referrals will be considered by the ARC Panel which includes members of SLT, following a visit to the Home school by a member of staff from the ARC.

Cycle

Deadline for referral

ARC Panel meeting

Intervention dates

1

7.7.17

17.7.17

11.9.17 - 24.11.17

2

4.12.17

11.12.17

8.1.18 -23.3.18

3

19.3.18

17.4.18

23.4.18 – 13.7.18

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