ARCOS provides a comprehensive, independent special educational needs assessment service. Assessment reports describe assessment methods and include specific recommendations of appropriate provision.

Assessments are provided:

  • at the ARCOS Therapy and Resource Centre in Malvern
  • in school
  • at home

Service includes:

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

Specialist areas include:

  • Developmental conditions including cerebral palsy
  • Acquired traumatic brain injury
  • Language disorders including dysphasia
  • Autistic spectrum disorders
  • Dyspraxia
  • Swallowing disorders (dysphagia)
  • Sensory and perceptual disorders
  • Dysarthria
  • Voice problems (aphonia/dysphonia)
  • Alternative communication (AAC) including signing
  • Providing, coordinating and evaluating therapy

For more information, please contact our Expert Witness Service co-ordinator: