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TEACCH Room Provision

Our TEACCH rooms form part of the whole school support provided for children with barriers to learning.

We have three TEACCH rooms, EYFS TEACCH, TEACCH 1 and TEACCH 2.

Each TEACCH room provides:

  • a small discrete class, usually of 8 children
  • a safe and predictable structured environment
  • opportunities for children to revisit early missed ‘nurturing’ experiences
  • a modified curriculum in a supportive, caring and highly visual environment
  • interventions for those children who are unable to access learning successfully in their mainstream classroom

TEACCH Room staff model positive relationships and there is an emphasis on the development of language and communication skills and a focus on social, emotional and challenging behaviour. Children in the TEACCH rooms gain skills such as listening, sharing and turn-taking that will reduce (or remove) barriers to learning, therefore enabling success back in the mainstream classroom.

Using the TEACHH approach to classroom management and education also enables children to work on following instructions, respecting school rules and developing confidence and independence. This approach recognises that difficult behaviour may result from underlying problems in perception and understanding.

The principles and concepts guiding the TEACCH system:

Improved adaptation:

Parent collaboration:

Assessment for individualised treatment:

Structured teaching:

Skill enhancement:

Cognitive and behaviour therapy:

Generalist training:

Further information:

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