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Regional Integrated Support for Education NI (RISE NI) – SHSCT

Contact Information

Hill Building, St Lukes Hospital, Loughall Road, Armagh,
BT61 7NQ View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Sarah Fisher
Telephone Number
028 3756 4293
Email Address
Web Address
http://www.southerntrust.hcni.netOpens in a new window
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Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

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Main Services Provided

RISE NI (Regional Integrated Support for Education NI) is an early intervention service which supports children in the mainstream school setting by working closely with parents and education staff to help children develop the foundation skills for learning i.e. speech language and communication, sensory-motor and visual perception and social, emotional and behaviour skills.

The teams deliver training, offer advice and strategies to parents and education staff, implement class-based and small group programmes and provide integrated support, on a group or individual basis, depending on the needs of the child.

The teams may include the following staff - Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Behaviour Therapists/Specialists, Clinical Psychologists, Associate Psychologists, Social Workers, Health Visitors, Dieticians, Therapy Assistants/Support Workers and Clerical Officers.

Organisation Type
  • Health & Social Care
Main Age Groups
  • 3 – 8 years (Pre-school year – Primary 4)
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Mainstream Primary Schools & Statutory Pre-school Education Settings
Family Support Services Categories
Main Category of Services
  • Health Services for Children

Areas covered

  • Armagh
  • Banbridge
  • Craigavon
  • Dungannon
  • Newry&Mourne

SHSCT area


Regional Integrated Support for Education NI (RISE NI) – SHSCT

  • Regional Integrated Support for Education NI (RISE NI) – SHSCT