Roles and Responsibilities of the Setting working with WTT

 

  • To ensure all staff have completed the Autism Education Trust-Making Sense of Autism training and implemented learning before requesting further support for individual pupils.
  • To contact the Working Together Team when you need support or advice regarding individuals with Autism/Social Communication learning needs, prior to completing a referral. This ensures that the referral is purposeful and that we are the right service to support you.
  • To contact the Working Together Team if you require training. (Early booking for INSET days is advised)
  • To pass on reports and relevant documentation from other agencies around the young person, to the Working Together Team
  • To fully complete the Referral and Consent booklet with family in order to gain a holistic view of the child/young person and consent for the Working Together Team to become involved.
  • Family information section should be a completed by or with the family about family life.
  • Where applicable, a copy of the most recent EHC plan and/or IEP/Learning plan (at least 2 cycles of assess, plan, do, review) must be provided with the Referral and consent booklet.
  • To ensure that time is allocated for the Working Together Team to discuss findings with staff/families following an observation. It is the school’s responsibility to liaise with families with regards to feedback meetings.
  • When targets are agreed between the Working Together Team, school and family, it is expected that the school will address those targets so that progress can be discussed on the next visit.
  • To ensure that consent forms are updated annually for continued involvement of the Working Together Team.  (See Annual renewal form on our website)
  • To discuss current training needs of the school so bespoke support can be planned, looking to upskill and empower staff.