Autism Service Directory

Busy Bees Group

SENTASS

Main information

Type of service: Nursery and pre-schools

A multi-agency group for young children, usually in their pre-nursery year, with a diagnosis of autism. There are places for up to 8 children and parents who can receive up to three terms' support. The group meets for one and a half hours every Monday. The group aims to provide autism-specific support for the children, and advice and support for parents. The Structure, Positive (approaches and expectations), Empathy, Low arousal, Links (SPELL) framework is used.

Eligibility

Age: From age 2 to 4

Aimed at: Child

Gender: All genders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

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SENTASS (Special Educational Needs Teaching and Support Service) takes referrals for children and yo...

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Contacts

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Helen Block - Specialist Teacher,Early Education Addit Supp Team

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0191 277 4621

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helen.block@newcastle.gov.uk

Locations

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Educational Psychology Service, Amber Court, William Armstrong Drive, Newcastle Business Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE4 7YA