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Learning Disabilities and CAMHS: Long-term conditions

  • Website Contact a family directory
    There are thousands of different health conditions affecting children, some very rare. It is impossible for all professionals working with disabled children to know about them all. The Contact a family directory contains ...

    Publisher: Contact a Family
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website NHS Choices: Parent caring
    This section of the NHS Choices website is aimed at parents caring for a child with a disability or long-term condition. It covers dealing with the diagnosis, obtaining information about the disability or condition, car ...

    Publisher: NHS Choices
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website Use of manual and powered wheelchair in children with cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional study
    Mobility is important for the cognitive and psychosocial development of children. Almost one third of children with cerebral palsy (CP) are non-ambulant. Wheelchairs can provide independent mobility, allowing them to exp ...

    Publisher: BMC Pediatrics
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website Bridge to vision - DVD and training for optometrists
    One in three people with a learning disability might also have a sight problem - but for thousands this will go undiagnosed, the country's main sight loss charity is warning. 'Bridge to Vision' is a new 45-minute trainin ...

    Publisher: Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website Information for Parents Booklet: Neurological disorders
    This booklet has been developed to assist families with caring for a child with a neurological disorder and is based on useful experience of such families.

    Publisher: Department for Education (DfE)
    Published Date: 2010


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