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We will be doing maintenance to our website systems on Sunday, 31 January. Despite the ongoing situation with Covid-19 it is essential that we maintain the security of our systems. This will help us continue to deliver vital public health messages and information about council services via our website and allow you all to access our services using online forms.
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Team Leader and Contact:
Department of Children's Services
Physical & Medical Team
Margaret McMillan Tower, Floor 3
Tel: 01274 439500
Physical & Medical Team
The team consists of specialist teachers who provide a service for children and their parents in mainstream schools and settings, including the home.
We support children with a range of physical difficulties and medical conditions within the age range birth to 25 years.
Children are referred via the form below or through notification from health professionals via an EA1 Form.
Children/ Students may have difficulties in the following areas:
Range of Service
We give advice on the following:
The form for referring children can be found below. Our 30 minute Hub sessions are also available to book via the Skills 4 Bradford Website.
Transition to Secondary School Advice Sheet for Transition in September 2022
Clicker in the Classroom
Supporting Fine and Gross Motor Skills to develop Handwriting
Supporting Students who have Difficulties Recording their own Work- SENDCO Advice
What Can I do if it is Difficult to Record My Work?- Student Advice
Wheelchair Handling Guidance
Daily Living Skills Advice Sheet
Daily Living Skills Checklist
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
What is Hemiplegia?
Intimate Care Guidance
Guidance for nappy or pad changing
Risk Assessments for students with Physical & Medical Needs
Writing a PEEP: Toolkit for mainstream settings
Top Tips for Writing a PEEP
PDNET PD Net website
Changing places- accessible toileting facilities across the U.K.: http://www.changing-places.org/
Epilepsy Action Charity: factshets and online training https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/
Muscular Dystrophy UK Charity: http://www.muscular-dystrophy.org/
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Support http://www.smasupportuk.org.uk/
Backup Trust : Spinal Cord Injury Information http://www.backuptrust.org.uk/home
Headway The Brain Injury Association https://www.headway.org.uk/
Levi Star Supporting Children with Brain Tumors http://www.levisstar.co.uk/
SCOPE Disability Equality Charity https://www.scope.org.uk/
Cerebral Palsy Sport http://www.cpsport.org/
N.Q.T. Condition specific videos
Shine Charity Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus information for schools: https://www.shinecharity.org.uk/for-professionals/for-professionals
Local Offer Bradford
Apps for Handwriting and Fine Motor at home
Helping handwriting at home
Fine motor activities to help handwriting at home
Videos for fine motor activities at home (Large file may take a short time to open)
Videos for hand warm up exercises (Large file may take a short time to open)
Touch Typing at home
Clicker 8 at home
Gross motor activities to help handwriting at home
Youth Sports Trust P.E. at Home ideas
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