Please note all service areas can be offered face to face or virtually (for example through Teams/Zoom)
Choose from stand-alone or package tariffs:
Stand-alone options are singular/series of singular sessions. They may be purchased in advance, or on a buy-as-you-need arrangement.
Commissioned work is costed around the requirements of service users – for example attendance at professionals meetings, supporting transition, one-to-one pupil support, practitioner mentorship, SENCo/ALNCo support.
Consultancy prices charged at £60.00 per hour and includes travel costs within a 30mile radius of SY10 mileage is charged at 0.52p/ mile beyond this.
Triage Consultancy: £105
Concerned about a young person's behaviours but unsure what may be underlying them?
Edvocation offers a triage consultation service. This comprises a:
30-45 minute virtual or telephone consultation with the opportunity to complete a brief, clinically indexed assessment with our expert inclusion and specialist education consultant.
Confirmatory email of findings and recommended next actions. This may include specific assessments or signposting to other agencies.
A brief discussion of developmental and familial history of the young person; information on engagement , attainment and progress in school learning and relationships; and an outline of your specific concerns provides the context of behaviours that are concerning to you.
This is followed with assessments designed to screen for learning difficulties; anxiety/depression disorders; conduct difficulties; Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); Social Skills brief profile. Age Range 5 -18 years. Please note these assessments are not diagnostic. They provide indicators of what may be driving behaviours.
Following your consultation a brief summary of findings report is written up. This is emailed to you. You have the option to book a free, 15 minute courtesy consultation/assessment follow-up appointment to discuss your results.
Sessions are offered as:
half day (3 hours)
full day (6 hours)
Prices start from: £149
(Please see 'services' for a range of training topics, or contact us to discuss your specific needs)
Progress monitoring and tracking assessment: £295
This is a review of interventions, progress and planning of ‘next steps’ within three terms of a profiling or screening assessment. It includes a brief record of professional discussion, findings of review and outline of plan for next steps.
FAB (Functional Assessment of Behaviour): from: £325*
This includes analysis of questionnaires, on-line/telephone consultation of up to 60 minutes, write up of findings into report format. This assessment examines behaviours and looks for probable underlying causes in relation to aspects of DSM 5 (Diagnostic Statistics Manual) clinical criteria. It considers behaviours in relation to the four broad areas of need within the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Code of Practice (2015). Reports can provide evidence for referral into specialist services for diagnostic assessments, such as autism; they can also be used to present parent and/or young persons views within parent request for statutory assessment (EHCP).
*a consultancy charge is made for the inclusion, analysis and write up of professionals views and experiences.
Individual Profiling or SEND Assessment Screening: £495
This includes the administration, analysis of data, professional discussion, parent/carer consultation, comprehensive report of findings and recommendations within the areas of cognition and learning; interaction and communication (including Autism); sensory processing and social, emotional, mental
health (for example ADHD; attachment disorder; trauma; anxiety; depression; oppositional defiance disorder; conduct disorder). Screening assessments are used to identify strengths and challenges when there is a concern over the area of need/s SEND. This is helpful when requesting statutory assessment within the EHCP process or within referral to health services; profiling assessments are used when a specific area of need/disability has been identified, such as when a young person has a diagnosis and further information is required to specify the impact of SEND on a young person, including provision, and access arrangements.
Dyslexia diagnostic assessment and report: £595
This assessment confirms if a person has dyslexia or not and provides a picture of their specific strengths, challenges, and cognitive profile. Once a person has a diagnosis of Dyslexia, they are considered to have a recognised disability covered by the Equality Act 2010. Dyslexia assessment can be used to support an application for examination access arrangements and Disabled Students Allowance (for those in or entering Higher Education).
Edvocation Comprehensive Needs Assessment and report: £765
In-depth psychometric assessment of cognition and learning scrutinises verbal and visual memory processes and executive functions. This is in addition to underlying learning ability, screening of social responsiveness, sensory differences and indicators of neurodevelopmental differences and mood difficulties. Our ECNA provides robust evidence to Local Authorities and Inspectors of your actions, best endeavours and appropriate use of specialist and expert advice and assessment to inform strategies and interventions matched to the individual SEND profile of a child or young person. Ideally suited for requests for Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments.
2. Package Purchases:
a. SENCo/ALNCo Support:
Edvocation® Support Service can reduce the pressures on SENCo/ALNCo, for example time taken to fill in lengthy referral forms, make contact with parents carers, conduct professional discussions with colleagues and collate information from external agency reports and teacher-based assessments. Edvocation support service could be purchased as a screening or profiling assessment package or as a separate piece of work, such as referral to Bee-U/CAMHS services. Edvocation® support service includes organising virtual meetings/ telephone consultations/ face-to-face meetings for professional discussions and parent/s/ young person perspective; reporting on findings, interpreting, and reviewing SEND/ ALN data, collating multi-informant information; completing referral forms/ writing professional reports for needs and provision mapping.
Buy as you need: £595 (screening and profiling assessments)
£649 (dyslexia diagnostic assessments)
When bought on a half-termly; termly; or annual package basis:
Half termly: £1,680
This comprises of one-half day consultancy visit; three screening/profiling assessments.
This comprises two half day consultancy visits; six screening/profiling assessments; two progress tracking assessments; one twilight training session of up to 90 minutes.
Annual: £11, 850
This comprises three half day consultancy visits; eighteen screening/profiling assessments; six progress tracking assessments; three twilight training sessions of up to 90 minutes.
b. Intervention Packages:
Intervention packages include a baseline assessment, six structured one to one/small group taught sessions which includes additional time allocated for preparation, monitoring and review of engagement and progress; and a final review report can be purchased. Intervention sessions are recommended as being between 30- and 60-minutes on a once-a-week basis. This is dependent on a young person’s profile, such as age and issues being experienced. Edvocation® Services offer Social, emotional and mental health and well-being packages and social skills and communication packages:
Social, emotional, and mental health and well-being: individually tailored sessions using blended, integrative approaches of mindfulness and creative cognitive behavioural therapy tailored around the profile of a young person. This is to introduce different activities that support them to challenge and reframe automatic negative thoughts needed to change response behaviours. A minimum of 6 sessions is advised; a maximum of 20 sessions are available.
Social skills and communication: Edvocation® Services use three key intervention approaches to support the development of social skills for young people who are having difficulties in their relationships and interactions. These are a) LEGO®-based therapy and b) Blended social, emotional, and communication-based programme c) Mindful Drama Teaching ™ . A minimum of 6 sessions is advised.
c. Assessment packages:
Screening, profiling, and dyslexia diagnostic assessments can be purchased in advance at stand-alone costs and also shared between academy trust members/ federated schools. For every 10 assessments purchased in advance, a 10% discount will be applied on every progress tracking assessment purchased.
To discuss your individual requirements without obligation or to request a service option purchase form , please contact us by email, telephone or using the contact form on this website.
Follow-up appointments to discuss assessment findings are offered free of charge within 15 working days of a report being issued. Appointments outside of this timeframe will incur a consultancy charge.
Services will be invoiced to you following your session or fees will be required in advance. This is at the discretion of Edvocation® Services.
All services are undertaken on our Service Level Agreement. Please ensure you have read this.
Non-attended sessions and cancellations made with less than 24 hours notice are chargeable to you. In the event that Edvocation® Services Ltd are unable to deliver your session you will be offered the choice of an alternative date or refund of deposit.