Child Disability

Child Disability

Child Disability

Disability

Early Help Disability Team – 01267 246673 

The team are collating resources to try and help support disabled children/young people and their families during the Coronavirus crisis.  Let us know if there’s anything you need and someone will give you a call.

 

The local authority are also providing additional support to help and advise residents throughout the on-going Coronavirus crisis.  You can connect to this new community support service by calling us on 01267 234567.  This is available between 8.30am and 6pm seven days a week.

http://newsroom.carmarthenshire.gov.wales/2020/02/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance/community-support/#.XoIaY0F7nIU

 

Please click on the image below to view the full letter regarding the Disability Service Update – COVID-19

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Statutory Disabilities Services in Carmarthenshire County Council please contact 01554 742322

 

tim-camau-bach-120Tim Camau Bach are an Early Intervention Service commissioned by Families First. We short term offer support for parents with a disabled child aged 0-16 years around issues such as communication, sleep, continence, behaviour, diet, play, child development and sibling support. Click here for more

Carers Trust

Children & Young People’s Clubs

For further information please contact Jo Silverthorne at joanne@carmarthenshirecarers.org.uk or telephone 01554 754957.

HAIPAC

HAIPAC (Help and Information for Parents & Carers) exists primarily to minimise pressure on parents and carers of individuals living in Carmarthenshire who have additional needs and the professionals who support them. If you would like to learn more and meet your parent reps, please email admin@haipac.co.uk

Mencap Cymru – Carmarthenshire Family Adviser Service

Do you have a learning disability?

Are you a Parent/Carer or friend of someone with a learning disability ?

Are you a professional who needs information or advice?

If you have an enquiry regarding:

  • Education
  • Training & Employment
  • Health & Housing Options
  • Day Services or Leisure Activities
  • Benefits or Direct Payments
  • Personal Assistants
  • Assessments

and anything that’s relevant to you please contact the Family Adviser Team: Helpline.wales@mencap.org.uk

 

Carmarthenshire Adult Autism Advice (CAAA)

Carmarthenshire Adult Autism Advice is an advice and information service.  It is a service for young people (16-25) in Carmarthenshire with Asperger’s Syndrome/Autism who are not accessing traditional support services. Anyone can contact the service; they don’t need to be referred by a professional.

  • We can provide advice to you by email, telephone or in person.
  • We can help direct you and those who support you, to an appropriate service or organisation.
  • We offer short term mentoring around a specific issue to help to support your independence and to try and reduce any worries which you may have. This could be accessing a service/paying a bill/making an appointment.
  • We can offer training on Autism to organisations, services or clubs as part of the National ASD Aware Scheme.
  • We can show you the resources available on the National Website ASD Info Wales

CAAA is not able to provide:

  • Assessment and diagnosis
  • Crisis intervention
  • Casework/ ongoing support
  • Long term interventions

Contact Details

KEJones@carmarthenshire.gov.uk/KEJones@sirgar.gov.uk

http://www.asdinfowales.co.uk/home/

01267 246513 ext 6513

Related Links

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The staff at the office dealing with emails and phone calls are very prompt in answering questions and getting back in touch. I'm very impressed by their work ethic and how kind they are to speak to. I whole heartily thank you very much for your support so far.
Posted by Parent, from Carmarthenshire
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