Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Northamptonshire Association For The Blind (NAB) - Children And Families Service

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Type of service:
Social Care Services
Address:
Wardington Court, Northamptonshire Association For The Blind, Northampton, NN2 8AG
Telephone number:
01604 719193
Email address:
Service description:
Our Children and Family Service provides practical advice, guidance and support to families from the moment a child is diagnosed, through each stage of their development up until the age of 19.

Our vision is a world where children who are blind and partially sighted are able to realise their aspirations, achieve their maximum potential and reach their goals.

How we can help:

- Family Support: Immediate and ongoing specialist advice and information over the telephone or in the home.
- Family / young people’s events: We organise “taster” days with local clubs and providers within a supported inclusive environment.
- Advocacy Support: Expert advice and representation from both local and national organisations.
- Sports and Leisure: Practical advice and guidance about the availability of leisure services and activities in the county.
- Family Support Groups: Where parents come together to solver the issues that are most relevant for them.
Cost:
Not provided
Age range:
6 months - 19 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age
  • Blind
  • Visual Impairment
Referral route:
  • Contact Service Direct
Last updated on:
14/08/2017
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