The SENAD Group provide special education, care and community support. We are able to support the most complex, vulnerable and hard to place children, young people and adults. Our services work with people with autism, mild to severe learning disabilities, mental health needs and challenging behaviour. We are able to meet the changing needs of people which means we can offer support as they move from childhood to adulthood and beyond.
We currently operate 6 day and residential schools, each specialising in specific support needs of children and young people. We are able to place children in our schools at any time throughout the academic year. Our Group Parent Support Officer and Referrals Manager can be reached at our head office, based in Derby.
We also have 7 adult care homes for people with learning difficulties and associated support needs, as well as a community support teams in the East and West Midlands that provide care and support to people with a wide range of needs, in their own homes and in the community.
Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form in Derbyshire provides exceptional education for day and residential students aged 5 to 20. We transform the lives of young people with High-Functioning ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), Asperger’s Syndrome, Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and Developmental Language Disorder. We’re also highly experienced in meeting associated diagnoses and needs, such as Selective Mutism, anxieties and phobias.
Maple View School is located in Mackworth, a suburb of Derby, the school is a short distance from the City Centre. Children placed at the school have a range and complexity of needs including: Autism, Moderate to severe learning difficulties, Speech, language and communication difficulties & Challenging behaviour
Bladon House School in Staffordshire specialises in autism, speech and language disorders, moderate to severe learning difficulties and associated behavioural difficulties. Through our work we also have also developed skills in achieving significant progress and successful outcomes for children and young people with Prader Willi Syndrome.
Pegasus School in Derbyshire is an independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 8 to 19 years with severe learning disabilities, autism and associated challenging behaviour. Many of our students also have mental health and therapy needs.
Rowden House School in Herefordshire provides individualised care and education programmes for children and young people aged 11 to 19 years, with severe learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour.
Aran Hall School in Dolgellau provide flexible 38 to 52 week residential care with education to children and young people with a range of learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders, both with associated severe challenging behaviour.