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Integrated Specialist Support

The Integrated Specialist Support Service (ISSS)

Integrated Specialist Support Services (ISSS) is a support service for children and adults with low incidence disabilities. The main service base is at Perry Wood in Worcester.

The service supports:

  • Visually impaired children and students
  • Hearing impaired children and students
  • Multi-sensorily impaired children
  • Children with medical needs which prevent school attendance
  • Children with complex communication difficulties or who have an Autistic Spectrum Condition

ISSS offers the following services:

  • Pre-school support and guidance
  • Educational advice and assessment
  • Support and teaching in mainstream and special schools
  • Support and teaching in the home
  • Support and teaching in colleges of further and higher education
  • Designated resourced school provision
  • Monitoring and evaluation teaching programmes
  • Training and awareness courses for a range of professionals and other agencies
  • Liaison with other agencies
  • Provision of specialist equipment

The service, in conjunction with Worcestershire Children’s Service, offers:

  • A screening and diagnostic audiology programme
  • Audiological advice and assessment
  • Assessment of the individual’s communication needs

 Request for involvement with the Integrated Specialist Support Services

 The ISSS Teams

 Contact Information

Telephone: 01905 765849

Worcestershire County Council
Children's Services
County Hall
Spetchley Road

Further Information

In this section

More Information

See also in our website


External websites

  • Association of Young People with ME (AYME)
    A website containing information on one of the largest charities for children and young people with ME/CFS.
  • Department for Education
    Homepage of the UK's education service.
  • Space Kraft
    A Company for resources, ideas and designs for sensory spaces.
  • MCS
    The medical conditions at school website is for school staff and healthcare professionals supporting pupils with medical conditions.
  • Special Needs Toys
    A store that sells many suitable toys for disabled children.

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This page was last reviewed 17 March 2014 at 12:22.
The page is next due for review 13 September 2015.