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SEN Assessment Service

ARCOS provides a comprehensive, independent special educational needs assessment service.

Assessment reports describe assessment methods and include specific recommendations of appropriate provision.

Assessments provided:

  • At the ARCOS Therapy and Resource Centre in Malvern
  • At schools
  • At home
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Service include:

  • Specialist assessment
  • Written report, with photo/videotape illustration
  • Recommendations on provision with estimated costs of provision as required
  • Attendance at tribunals

Specialist areas:

  • Developmental conditions including cerebral palsy
  • Acquired traumatic brain injury (children and adults)
  • Language disorders including dysphasia
  • Swallowing (dysphagia)
  • Sensory and perceptual disorders
  • Dysarthria
  • Voice problems (aphonia/dysphonia)
  • Alternative communication (AAC) including signing
    providing, co-ordinating and evaluating therapy

Oliver's Story

Life before the children’s therapy that ARCOS has provided was very hard for Oliver and me. He struggled with so many things, hated change with a passion, and hardly ever wanted attention or cuddles…

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