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Disabled children and young people

Social Services Child Disability Team works with children and young people who have moderate to severe disabilities.

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 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.

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.

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.

Contact the Child Disability Team Swansea Single Point of Contact (SPOC)

Child Disability Index

Every local authority is required by law to maintain a register of children and young people within their area with any disability which has a 'marked impact' on their daily life.

Information for parents of young people in transition to Adult Services

Transition is the process through which young people with a disability move from Children's Services to Adult Services.

My child has a disability

Information for parents and carers of disabled children and young people in Swansea

Swansea Single Point of Contact (SPOC)

Families living in Swansea can contact SPOC themselves to ask for help or advice.
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