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Leisure activities are provided by the local authority and by charities and local organisations working with us. Some activities are universal. Some are targeted services and others are specialist for those children with complex needs and disability. We offer a range of short break leisure activities for…

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 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…

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…

Information about transitions for parents and carers

Transition is what we call the journey from being a child to being an adult. For a parent/carer, this can be a confusing time, with lots of questions and not being sure what happens next. The wiki diagram below sets out what happens during a…

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…
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