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Cornwall Council - Video Interaction Guidance (VIG) Service
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

VIG is an intervention for parents/carers and their children where there are concerns about the attachment relationship and parents/carers want help to try and improve the relationship between them and their child.

It aims to improve parental sensitivity and attunement through developing an understanding of the communication. It highlights the strengths people already have and supports parents/carers to build on these. 

A short clip of video is taken (approximately 10 minutes) of the interaction of those involved. The video is looked at by the VIG guider who will pick out a small number of clips showing positive communication. The VIG guider returns to feedback and discusses the clips with the parent/carer.

Who to contact

Contact name
Clare Lowry
Contact position
Senior Educational Psychologist
01209 614128
Parent organisation
Early Help Hub

Other details


Age ranges
From 0 years
Referral required
Referral details

Existing referrals and enquiries
Contact the VIG Service using the details above.

New referrals and enquiries
Contact the Early Help Hub by calling 01872 322277

Inclusion details

How we make our service inclusive

We visit families within their homes and can therefore meet individual needs. Our work is person-centred and therefore we can adjust to meet individual needs.

Staff SEND experience

All the staff have experence of working with children with a wide range of SEND.

How our service supports providers / schools / colleges

We don't work directly with providers, schools or colleges.

Support at key transition points

If we are working with a family at a transition point then we can attend relevant meetings.

Other local or national support

National association website -

Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

Through the Cornwall Council complaints process.

Last updated: 02/11/2015

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