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Information about the Child Disability Team

The Child Disability Team is a specialist team who look after the specific needs of children and young people with disabilities. It is one of the services provided by Child and Family Services in the City and County of Swansea. The team is made up of social workers and family support workers. They work closely with lots of different professionals including; health visitors, health support workers and occupational therapists

Who does the team provide a service for?

The Child Disability Team works with children and young people where:

  • The primary reason for the involvement of social care services would be because of their disability
  • The impact of their disability is assessed as severe or profound.
  • Their disability is such that it requires a service that is specialist. 

More information about who the team works with can be found in our PDF Document Child Disability Team: Eligibility Criteria Policy (PDF, 261KB)Opens new window which is based on the Social Model of Disability.  

What support does the team offer?

The team offer a wide range of services which aim to provide comprehensive information and advice, to support the development of disabled children, and to assist children and their families to lead lives which are as fulfilling as possible.

How to contact us:

For referrals:

Children's Central Advice, Referral and Assessment Team - 01792 635700

For informal enquiries:

Child Disability Team - 01792 635180

 

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