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Needs of the children we are supporting are -

  • diagnosed disabilities
  • gastrostomies and tracheostomy
  • diagnosed ASD/Aspergers
  • chromosome deletion and associated disabilities
  • varied severe epilepsy
  • life limiting conditions
  • complex health needs
  • at end of life

If you are a parent or a carer of a child with a disability aged 0-18 years we can help provide you with information, support and advice. We can -

  • advise you about aids, equipment and adaptations to the home
  • provide information and advice about financial help available to you and child with a disability or additional needs, such as direct payments
  • help you find activities for your child throughout the year
  • provide information about support groups for you and your child
  • provide information, advice and support about learning disabilities
  • provide information, advice and support about physical disabilities
  • provide you with information about short breaks and holiday activities for you and your child
  • provide information about help with parking using the blue badge scheme, and how to apply
  • provide advice and support in moving on to adult services

How to access the Child Disability Team

You can make a request by contacting the team. To access some services your child may need an assessment of their needs. This assessment will be made by the Occupational Therapy team.

Children and Family Disability Team

Address: Lil Bilocca House
Porter Street

Telephone: 01482 715 155

Fax: 01482 612 467