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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 being deaf or hard of hearing?

Hearing loss, being hard of hearing or deaf means a partial or total inability to hear. General signs of hearing loss can include:- Lack of response to noises for young children Difficulty hearing other people clearly and misunderstanding what they say Asking people to repeat…

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…

Babies and young children

If your child is not in an early years setting and you are worried about your child's development, the best person to speak to is your Health Visitor. Your GP will also be able to help. They can decide whether a child needs to be…

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…

Resources - For staff and professionals

Some useful resources for staff and professionals. Click on the dropdown lists below.

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…

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…

Resources - Easy read information

Easy read documents Local Offer easy read Personal budgets easy read overview Care Act easy read summary What are supported internships? - easy read summary
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