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(UK) Worcestershire: "Long awaited specialist autism unit" to open at elem school

August 3, 2021, Worcester News: Plans for long-awaited specialist autism unit at Worcestershire school

Central England A CHADDESLEY Corbett primary school could become home to a new specialist autism base if plans are given the green light. A planning application has been submitted by Chaddesley Corbett Endowed Primary School to build an extension to provide an autism specialist teaching unit. The unit would initially provide a base for ten pupils, aged from 2 to 11, who have been referred by Worcestershire Children First. The plan’s design and access statement states that the application comes after Worcestershire County Council identified a need for specialist autism unit in the area. … A design and access statement for the plan states: “It is clear that CCEPS has the capacity, space and expertise to meet the needs of ASD pupils and offer WCF a unique resource with flexibility for some future expansion and model replicability capacity.” The building has been designed with a “calming approach” in mind as many of the pupils referred there may have anxiety, ADHT, autism and other conditions within the spectrum.


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