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  • Name
    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.
  • Name
    Henshaws
    Description
    Family support services for families of children with visual impairment.
  • Name
    National Deaf Children's Society North East
    Description
    This society provides information and support to all families with deaf children, and signposts families and young deaf people to other support groups and organisations.
  • Name
    SHINE - Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Information Networking Equality
    Description
    Shine provides specialist support from before birth and throughout the life of anyone living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, as well as to parents, families, carers and professional care staff. Shine enables people to get the best out of life
  • Name
    South Tyneside Active Network
    Description
    The service provides a point of contact and signposting service for any family looking for information on children's disability.
  • Name
    Useful Vision
    Description
    Useful Vision aims to help all abilities and ages of visually impaired children and their families in the North East get the most out of life.

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