Children with Disabilities Service

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We believe that the basic needs for disabled children are no different from those of any other child. But we recognise that some disabled children have additional needs, or face additional barriers which inhibit and prevent their inclusion in society. And it is those children, that we endeavour to support.

This service covers:

Read Somerset’s Short Breaks Statement for more information

The team works closely with colleagues in the Health and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities services, and the Inclusion Team within Education.

  • Autism and Communications Service (for children up to age 13)
  • Occupational Therapy Service – specialist environmental and functional assessors in the home, school, respite and other venues

Contact us
Email: childrens@somerset.gov.uk
Phone: 0300 123 2224

You can find out more on the Somerset County Council Children with Disabilities Service page

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Further information

  • Are you eligible
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  • How to access
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  • When is it available
  • Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.