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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Advisory Teaching Service

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Advisory Teaching Service

We work with children and young people who have a diagnosis of an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

We are part of the Peterborough Local Authority’s services to schools.  We work within Peterborough schools and educational settings providing advice, support and training to staff, as well as, direct targeted pieces of work with individual children / Young People in their education setting.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jill Groutage
Telephone
E-mail
jill.groutage@peterborough.gov.uk
Notes

The ADHD Advisory Teaching Service is a peripatetic service (most of our time is spent in schools) and works term time only. It is best to contact us by email and we will endeavour to reply within 5 working days.

Where to go

Name
Childrens Services, Bayard Place
Address
Bayard Place
Broadway
Peterborough
Postcode
PE1 1FB
Notes

Staff will primarily meet service users in the community.

All SENI Services work with Family Voice Peterborough to run monthly Parent/Carer Hubs. For more details on the hubs, please see the Family Voice Peterborough website: www.familyvoice.org

 

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Other Details

Costs

Details
None

Availability

Age Ranges
Ages 5 to 19
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Requests for our involvement is made through the school/establishment SENCO.

Eligibility Criteria - A confirmed diagnosis of an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Other notes

A parent/carer consultation service operates on the 2nd Monday of the month (appointments need to be pre booked by telephoning 01733 863689)

We also work collaboratively with the specialist Hubs, commissioned by the City Council, to provide peer to peer support for education settings across the Peterborough area. These Hubs deliver a variety of support such as training, drop-in / open times, observations of lessons, resource libraries, helpline.

Local Offer

Description

We liaise with the Statutory Assessment & Monitoring Service (SAMS); Educational Psychology Service; Early Childhood Specialist and Inclusion Team and Peterborough Neurodevelopmental team at CAMHs.

We offer:

  • Literature to schools, such as ‘Tips for managing children and students with ADHD in the classroom.

  • Telephone contact and face to face meetings with school staff to discuss their concerns.

  • Observations of pupils in the classroom where appropriate.

  • A parent/carer consultation service

Contact Name
Jill Groutage Claire Nunn
Contact Telephone
01733 864009
Contact Email
jill.groutage@peterborough.gov.uk claire.nunn@peterborough.gov.uk
Local Offer Age Bands
5 to 11 years
11 to 19 years
Needs Level
High
Medium
SEN Provision Type
Specialist

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