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    Adult Family Placement
    Description
    This service is provided by Adult Social Care and is where an adult with a learning disability is given accommodation within another person's home, who acts as a paid carer.
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    Calibre Audio Library
    Description
    A national charity offering adults and children access to unabridged audio books.
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    Challenging Behaviour Foundation
    Description
    The Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a charity specialising in severe learning disabilities and behaviour described as challenging.
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    Community Learning Disabilities Team for Adults
    Description
    This team works with adults who have a learning disability to offer specialist health care intervention, advice and support, which cannot be met within mainstream health services.
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    Down's Syndrome North East
    Description
    Down's Syndrome North East offers support and information for people who have someone with Down's Syndrome in their family.
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    Every Disabled Child Matters
    Description
    Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM) is the national campaign fighting for rights and justice for disabled children.
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    Family Fund
    Description
    Family Fund is the UK's largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. Last year, we provided 88,407 grants and services worth over £33 million to families across the UK.
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    Foxden
    Description
    Foxden Short Break Care Service provides residential short breaks for up to 4 children and young people aged between 7- 18 years who have physical and / or learning disabilities including autism, epilepsy and other complex needs. The team at Foxden also supports children, young people and their families by providing outreach support, where short breaks are more suited to the child and young person's needs and stage of transition. To access the service children and young people must live in the South Tyneside area and have met the Local Authority's eligibility criteria.
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    Learning Works
    Description
    Learning Works supports adults with disabilities to gain vital skills and experience needed for paid or voluntary work.
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    Mencap
    Description
    The leading UK charity for people with learning difficulties and their families.
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    Special iApps
    Description
    Educational apps for children with special educational needs, including autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, hearing impairment and other learning disabilities.
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    Special Needs Physiotherapy
    Location
    Palmer Community Hospital
    Description
    The team provide Physiotherapy assessment and treatment for children from birth to sixteen years, who have a general delay, disorder of movement, disability or illness, which may be improved, controlled or alleviated by physiotherapy intervention.
  • Name
    The British Dyslexia Association
    Description
    The vision of the British Dyslexia Association is a dyslexia friendly society enabling all dyslexic people to reach their potential.

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