Develop has extended SEND provision for ASD learners.

Develop works to effectively include learners with complex learning and communication needs. We have the facilities and expertise to work with learners with special educational needs in the areas of Communication and Interaction, and Cognition and Learning or a combination. This includes learners with complex communication difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

The provision consists of a personalised and flexible programme of support, which is updated regularly, to give our learners a positive learning experience.

Learners are fully integrated into the mainstream curriculum with tailored support. This can include accredited qualifications and an individual learning plan to support independence skills; travel training, social communication skills, voluntary work and coping strategies to mange anxiety. All of which is done in a small nurturing environment.

We are always looking for new employers to take part in the work placements, if you would like to find out more about this please have a look at our SEND work placement leaflet. For some examples of learner’s  journey on work placement see the following video:

For more information about Develops’ Special Educational Needs provision, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01525 408080 or

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