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.