Specialist Education Provision
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Special Resource Bases (SRB)
There are various specialist resource bases around Norfolk. These can offer short term support to children who are in mainstream education with a high level of educational need. The short term bases can also offer school to school support. The specialist bases available in Norfolk are listed below:
- Learning and cognition bases (including dyslexia outreach service)
- Speech, language and communication bases
- Social, emotional and mental health needs bases.
Long term support bases:
- Autism spectrum disorder base
- Deaf resource bases.
Children with significant physical or mental difficulties are eligible for short breaks. Short breaks provide a family with a break from their caring responsibilities. To find out more about short breaks including who is eligible, how to access short breaks, and details of short breaks available in Norfolk *Download the guide below*
Short breaks are provided in a number of ways and will only be offered following assessment. Your child will need to be aged 5 or above to be able to receive a short break. Short breaks can be for a few hours, a day, overnight or a weekend. A Resource Allocation System (RAS) assessment is used by the social work team to determine an individual budget for each child to access short breaks.