Brunel SEN MAT

BASIS - Brunel Access support and improvement service


BASIS is our umbrella term to describe a range of services and specialist staff available to support schools, professionals, parents and families to meet the needs of children and young people with additional needs including those that can be considered as Special Education Needs and Disabilities- SEND.

Currently our BASIS offer includes:

  • Education Advisory Teachers for Assistive Technology including AAC, Visual Impairment (VI) and Autism/Social Communication and Interaction Difficulty (ASC/SCID) known as Swindon Autism Support Service (SASS)
  • School Improvement Consultancy
  • Wide range of training and support including for VI, ASC, ADHD and AAC
  • Autism Resource Centres (ARC) Traded Services including ARC INREACH, ARC Bespoke Packages and ARC Forest School
  • ARC All Aboard Nursery – due to open in September 2018

For more information contact the following as helpful:

Director or Education and BASIS Lead John Bell:

VI Advisory Teacher Katie Hewlett:

 Assistive Technology/AAC advisory teacher Jo Clarke:

 ASC/SCID Advisory Teacher Jenny Muirhead:

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