Autism

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Our Autism & Social Communication Outreach Team

Giulia Bruno heads our Social Communication Outreach Team (SCOT). Giulia and her team have a passion for supporting children with complex social communication difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Using a range of evidence-based approaches (including the SCERTS framework and the DIR Floortime model), the Social Communication Outreach Team offer schools and families a completely flexible and tailor-made support package.

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Social Communication Outreach Team

(SCOT)

Please contact Kids First to discuss your unique needs. Below is an example of how the SCOT service could work to support your child:

Full day package: £350
(please note this does not result in a diagnosis) one of the specialist SCOT’s team will attend for a FULL day in school or at home.

08:30 – 13:00
consultation with parents / carers / staff and observations of the child in different settings. Giulia will conduct an assessment using formal and informal measures, review any paperwork and do a thorough assessment of the environment.

13:30 – 16:30
report writing, with recommendations for support / changes and suggestions for adapting the environment plus any ongoing training for parents or staff. The therapist will signpost parents / staff to online courses and / or discuss bespoke training.

Wrap-around service: £80 per hour + travel
Follow-up visits can be arranged for intervention, training or any support that’s required to help meet the needs of your child.

Assessments:
Following a consultation at Kids First our therapists would be able to recommend a formal speech and language and/or a social communication assessment.