See our Local Offer News and SEND Local Offer Review and Action Plan pages for details of our plans to expand our special schools.

Health Services

HealthHealth services in Haringey are arranged by the NHS through a group called the Haringey Clinical Commissioning Group (external link), sometimes called the Haringey CCG. The CCG is a membership organisation (external link) made up of GPs (family doctors), nurses and other doctors from the area, and they work on planning healthcare services for Haringey. Haringey CCG member practices

Below is a list of health services specifically available to children with special educational needs for which you can find out more information.

 

Speech and Language Therapy

Support children’s speech, language, communication skills and feeding difficulties.

Physiotherapy Service

Work with the child or young people to improve movement and normal body function.

Children's Occupational Therapy Service

Work with the child or young people to improve sensory and fine motor skills.

Language and Autism Support Team

Helping children with autism develop their social communication skills and language, and to help them adjust to the world around them.

Approaches to Working with Children with Autism.

Nursing services

Includes School Nursing, Children's Palliative Care, Children's Continuing Care and the Special Schools Therapies and Nursing Service.

Community Nutrition and Dietetic Service

Advice on feeding and diet for children with disabilities.

 

Health Development Checks

A combined developmental check for all children aged 2.

Personal Health Budgets

This budget is for children and young people up to 18 years old who are eligible for continuing care support.

Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Multi disciplinary teams providing psychiatry, psychology, child psychotherapy, speech and language therapy and family therapy.

Hearing Impairment Team

Supporting children and young people with a hearing loss, (with parental consent) the audiology department will refer children and young people to the local hearing impairment team.

Visual Impairment Service (Royal National Institute for the Blind)

The service supports children and young people living with vision loss.

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13 November 2018

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