Post adoptive placements can benefit from additional support as research demonstrates (Adoption UK ). NT&AS is able to provide specialist support to young people and their families so that they make good educational progress and are happy and settled both at school and home.
- Screening and assessment; analysis of results; identification of learning strengths and needs; identification of gaps in learning; identification of barriers to success
- Multi agency working
- Training and recommendations regarding teaching strategies and resources
- 1:1 teaching throughout all key stages
- Supporting learning within the home environment
- Supporting parents
- NT&AS helpline
NT&AS Teachers work with young people and their families to support educational progress and the development of good social skills to manage school. NT&AS has a range of support which can help children and young people succeed from 1:1 teaching to fill gaps in learning; supporting reading and numeracy skills; strategies to use at home to ensure school works; liaison between home and school where it is felt appropriate or necessary to a helpline for parents who have questions about education.
Post Adoption Services can provide support and advice for schools concerned about a young person who is experiencing difficulties in school. This may include training for staff regarding programmes to raise self esteem and attitudes to learning; consultation regarding individual young people or direct, individual support to teaching and learning.
Children and Young People’s Services and Health
NT&AS works well in a multi agency setting. We have extensive experience of raising outcomes for young people, academically and personally. We are skilled in working with young people who have a range of special educational needs. NT&AS is competent in managing the SEN review process on behalf of the local authority. NT&AS has experience of working with young people at risk of adoption breakdown or where young people have returned to the care setting following breakdown.