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  • The National Autistic Society, Helen Allison School
    Longfield Road
    DA13 0EW
  • Head: Anna Maloney
  • T 01474 814878
  • F 01474 812033
  • E [email protected]
  • W…uk/helenallison
  • A special independent school for pupils aged from 5 to 19 with autism spectrum disorder
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Kent
  • Pupils: 71
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Fees: Day £39,385 - £66,201 + VAT; Residential £68,201 - £117,064 + VAT. Paid by LA.
  • Open days: Thursdays
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

An independent special school for students with an autistic spectrum disorder aged 5-19. Weekly residential or day. A flexi-boarding service for our students is available during evenings, weekends and holidays is available.

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Special Education Needs

Helen Allison School is an independent school, run by the National Autistic Society, providing for pupils from five to nineteen years. Pupils have autistic spectrum disorders and statements of special educational needs/EHCPs. The school takes residential pupils on a weekly basis.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyslexia Y
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory Y
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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