77 Shelton New Road
- Telephone Number: 01782 263326
- Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: http://www.regentcollegestoke.co.uk
“Developing Independence in an Adult World Through Communication, Vocational, Social and Life Skills.”
Regent College is a small non-residential college providing a safe and supportive environment for people who have complex learning difficulties with associated challenging behaviour. It is situated within easy reach of Stoke-on-Trent’s city centre, close to local amenities and convenient for local public transport.
The college has 32 places for learners aged from 16 to 25 who have a range of needs including: moderate/severe learning difficulties, autism, challenging behaviour and communication difficulties.
- Expertise in meeting the needs of students with severe learning difficulties
- Expertise in meeting the needs of students with communication difficulties
- Expertise in meeting the needs of students with behavioural difficulties
- Expertise in meeting the needs of students with autism spectrum disorder with associated challenging behaviour
- Expertise in meeting the needs of students with autism spectrum disorder
- Expertise in meeting the needs of students with Asperger syndrome
- Expertise in meeting the needs of students with profound and multiple learning difficulties
- Expertise in meeting the needs of students with severe autism spectrum disorder
Learners work on their individual needs, gain confidence and develop vocational, social, life and communication skills by taking part in real-life activities.
The curriculum is taught in context whenever possible, therefore a high percentage of teaching takes place in the local community.
Our aim, for all learners, is to help them to acquire the life skills and level of independence they will need when they leave the college.
- A personal development programme
- Opportunities for students to participate in community activities and to learn about citizenship
- Opportunities for work experience
- Opportunities to develop strategies to promote appropriate behaviour
- Opportunities to improve communication skills such as the use of Makaton, Bliss, symbols or objects of reference
- A transition programme into independent living
- Opportunities to improve literacy, numeracy and/or communication skills
- Opportunities to take part in a wide range of social, leisure and sporting activities
- Specialist orientation and mobility training to enable independent travel
- Specialist staff to meet personal care requirements
- In-house speech and language therapy
- Specialist training to enable independent travel
- In-house nursing services
- Help with finding suitable long term provision
- Guidance and counselling services