Cognition and learning service


Supporting schools to enable learners

This service supports schools in ensuring the effective inclusion, achievement and progression of children and young people with cognition and learning needs.

The service works with learners with:

  • Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD - including dyslexia) and
  • Moderate (or general) Learning Difficulties

It offers:

  • free core support comprising casework, assessment, advice and consultation
  • low cost training for schools
  • special events, e.g. the annual Cognition and Learning Conference 

Cognition and learning advisers

The cognition and learning advisors are:

  • Jo Davidson
  • Toby Wilson

They support mainstream schools and other educational settings in Cornwall.

You can download a list of the schools and the allocated adviser.

Request for involvement

Schools and educational settings can request the involvement of the service by completing the form below. There is also a Parent Consent Form which must be signed, scanned and emailed to the service before the advisors can visit. The eligibility criteria for each service is listed on the form.

Request for involvement form, eligibility criteria and parental consent form

Our brochure

We have published our brochure for 2021/22. It contains all the information you may need to know including:

  • the Cognition and Learning Service
  • elligibility for our services
  • neurodiversity and specific learning difficulties
  • how to request our involvement
  • training and workshops

Read the Cognition and Learning Service brochure 2021/22

Our documents

The following documents will help you to understand Cognition and Learning, the services we offer and the training available:

Useful links

Feedback: compliments, comments and complaints

We are constantly developing the Cognition and Learning Service in light of evaluation and review.

We listen to all stakeholders and welcome all compliments and comments.

In the first instance please email cognitionandlearning@cornwall.gov.uk  with your compliments, comments or complaints.

Alternatively, you may visit the Together for Families compliments, comments and complaints page.

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