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Living independently

As a young person, as you prepare for adult life you may begin to think about who you want to live with, where you want to live, how you are supported and by whom to live independently or semi-independently. You might be thinking about renting,…

Mainstream schools, settings and colleges

The government is keen to give parents choice in education and believes that one way of doing this is to have different types of schools and other education settings. The law requires all schools to make ‘reasonable adjustments’ for children with a disability to make…

Money matters - benefits and allowances

Caring for a child or young person with a special educational need or disability can involve extra or unexpected costs. There are various sources of financial support available to help with these costs, details of which can be found in the sections below. For general…

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…

Personal Budgets

Personal budgets are one part of a wider transformation programme which includes Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans.

Play provision

Play Provision in Camden is run by community and voluntary organisations to provide after-school clubs and holiday play schemes for children and young people aged 4 to 12 years. Camden’s community play providers have many years’ experience of working with children with disabilities and are…

Receiving a medical diagnosis

All children are individual and will develop at different rates. However, to get a general idea ‘milestones’ are used to help track your child’s development and to give an indication as to whether they are progressing at a ‘typical’ rate. This page contains responses to the…

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

Resources - For parents and carers

Some useful resources for parents and carers. Click on the dropdown lists below.
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