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Disabled Children’s Consultation and Advice Team (DCCATS)

Disabled Children’s Consultation and Advice Team (DCCAT) are based at the Lough Road Centre

How do we work?

The Disabled Children’s Consultation and Advice Team does not case hold, but are a small team of three advisors with a wide range of experience, skills and knowledge. We can upskill professionals in universal and targeted settings, including family support workers, nursery staff, and any professional working directly with children, young people who already have diagnosed disability or are currently awaiting a social communication assessment for Autism from birth to 17 years (and their families). We provide webinar training and workshops throughout the year which can be accessed by all professionals.

Feedback and learning form the training webinars can be explored in case discussions following the workshops and some individual advice and consultation may be provided through surgeries throughout the year.

What do we do?

The advisors work to equip professionals with strategies and resources to be confident in working directly with Disabled children and their families and carers.

What can we help with?

We can help to identify resources and give guidance on practical strategies like creating social stories, using visual timetables and embedding consistent routines. This includes individual tailored plans meeting the needs of the child and family.

Who to contact

Telephone
020 7527 2095 or 0207 527 7263
E-mail
DCCAT@islington.gov.uk

Location

Address
Lough Road Centre, 61-71
Lough Road
London
Postcode
N7 8RH

Other Details

Who is this service for?
Bright Start and Community based Early Help Professionals who are supporting Disabled Children and Young People aged 0-18 and their families.
Can I refer myself?
No
How to refer or apply

Referrals are made directly to the DCCAT via Telephone or email as outlined above.

Record updated: 11/02/2021