Support available from Educational Psychology

Find out about the support available for your child or young person.

The Educational Psychology Service supports children and young people from pre-school age to post-primary education.

The support required by each pupil will be tailored to each child’s individual needs and may include some or all of the following:

  • Providing consultations and advice to schools.
  • Working with others, including health professionals to identify and understand the child’s needs ensuring they can reach their full potential.
  • Assisting parents and schools to make informed choices in meeting children and young people’s needs.
  • Carrying out assessments to monitor and review progress.
  • Delivering a range of interventions to promote wellbeing, social, emotional and behavioural development and to improve learning outcomes.
  • Providing training and development work for educational setting staff.
  • Carrying out research and evaluations to help share best practice.

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Contact the Educational Psychology Service

The Educational Psychology Service can be contacted for advice and information specific to children and young people who have, or may have, special educational needs.