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Options Higford

Options Higford offers care and education to children aged 8-19 with autistic spectrum condition, challenging behaviour and additional complex difficulties. Our bespoke, person centred service can cater for residential stays of up to 52 weeks per year and can offer day or residential education placements. Each child has the same access to the facilities, clinical team and exceptional staffing levels to support them in developing confidence and skills to enjoy their childhood and prepare them for adulthood.

Who to contact

01952 630600

Where to go

Options Higford

Options Higford benefits from having a wide range of facilities on site. Our extensive grounds and innovative facilities provide students with opportunities to safely exercise choice and control. We offer an exceptional range of activities and amenities designed to promote the development of life skills and apply learning across different situations.

These include:

  • A state-of-the-art sensory hub – a whole building which is filled with different sensory rooms in which students can explore new sensory experiences. The sensory hub has a:
    – water play room
    – wellbeing room
    – sensory room
    – sauna
    – soft play room
  • A fully-equipped sports hall and games pitch for PE and sporting activities
  • A multimedia studio designed to stimulate the visual, audio and tactile sense
  • A student bistro/café
  • Music rooms to help students to express and develop musical talent
  • Specialist subject facilities including horticulture and IT
  • A fully-stocked library
  • Specialist equipment and interactive learning environments
  • Outdoor adventure facilities including a sunken trampoline where students can engage in physical activity
  • Regular day trips and outings to develop skills including managing emotions, working with others and decision making
  • Children are actively encouraged to participate in the planning and evaluation of the activities

Other Details


Referral required
Referral Details

To make a referral to Options or for further information on our referral process, email or call 08442 487187 and select option 1.

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