Specialist Education

What Specialist Schools Do You Have?

Our specialist educational services cover a wide range of specialisms including:

 

✓ Asperger Syndrome and its associated difficulties, including sensory issues, interaction and mental health.

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder and other complexities such as socialisation and behaviours.

 

✓ Social, Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) including anxiety and stress, obsessive-compulsive disorder and attachment disorders.

 

✓ Learning difficulties such as attention deficit/hyperactive disorder, dyslexia and semantic pragmatic disorder.

 

View further information in our Specialisms guide here.

 

For more information or advice, contact us here, or call 0800 138 1184.

 

 

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"The teaching methods used are very appropriate to meet the children's needs. The staff are always very approachable and willing to take the time to discuss any areas of the child's development or social care."

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Foster Parent Suitability Questionnaire

Some basics to become a foster parent

Here are a few questions to help you discover whether fostering is right for you and what we need from our foster parents.

1. I have a spare bedroom for a foster child

2. I will be available to care for a child full time

3. I am over 25 years old

4. I have a stable, positive home to offer a child

5. I am a patient, resilient and understanding person

Foster Parent Suitability Questionnaire

Becoming a professional foster parent

We regard fostering as a profession. Therefore we'll treat you as a professional - we'll provide great pay, support and training. In return we expect our foster parents to provide a high standard of care for our children. 

I want a professional career in fostering and am happy to undertake ongoing training

Foster Parent Suitability Questionnaire

The challenges of fostering

Fostering is life changing and rewarding work. It can also be challenging at times but our foster parents tell stories of the great satisfaction they gain with our expert support. 

I understand that some children in fostering may have challenging behaviour due to the experiences they may have had

Foster Parent Suitability Questionnaire

Working as part of a team

As a foster parent we require you to work as part of the By the Bridge team but also with social workers, teachers and health workers to help support the child.

I am able to talk and listen to young people, aswell as working part of a team to help support them