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School Age Children & Young People 5 – 18

School age children and young people 5 - 18 In Camden, we are keen to give parents choice in education. One of the ways we have done  this is to have different types of schools and other education settings. All schools in Camden are inclusive…

What happens when additional support is needed?

What happens when additional support is needed? Services available in Camden that support children with additional needs in schools and disabilities and in the community. If your child needs additional help to make progress in school, your child’s teachers will make an individualised plan for…

What is global developmental delay?

Global developmental delay is the general term used to describe the condition in which children are significantly delayed in all areas of development. Babies and children usually develop certain skills and abilities in a fairly predictable order and at fairly predictable ages. Whilst all children…

NHS Continuing Care

NHS Continuing Care services are arranged and funded by the NHS for people that are not in hospital but have ongoing health needs. It is one pathway and a package of care provided by the NHS to children and young people who have very severe or…

NHS Continuing Healthcare

NHS Continuing Healthcare services are arranged and funded by the NHS for people that are not in hospital but have ongoing health needs. It's one pathway and a package of care provided by the NHS to adults who have very severe or complex health needs. NHS…

Health services

Which health services are available in Camden? Some children will need to see one health professional only such as a speech and language therapist, occupational therapist or physiotherapist through hospitals, children's centres and schools. Children with more complex needs and disability will have their needs…

Being healthy

Camden wants all young people to remain active and healthy. This can be through maintaining a healthy lifestyle, eating well and having access to sports and leisure opportunities. There are lots of tips to eat well and stay healthy, as well as lots of sports…

Short Breaks

What is a short break? Short breaks form one element of the support offered by Camden Council to children and young people with disabilities and their families. They provide opportunities for children and young people with disabilities to spend time away from their primary carer,…

Social Care & Support

Our principles Camden aims to make sure disabled children and young people in the borough receive the most suitable social care services and support according to the level of their needs. We will work in partnership with children, young people and their parents and carers…

What is autism?

Autism is a developmental disability that affects how a person relates to and communicates with other people, as well as how they make sense of the world around them. It is a spectrum condition, which means that although all people with autism have certain difficulties…
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