Children with disabilities are defined as ‘children in need' by the Children Act 1989 because of their disability. Some of these children are also assessed as having substantial or critical needs that may require specialist support from the Children with Disability Team, in addition to universal and targeted services. Children eligible for this support are those that live in Pembrokeshire and have disabilities or illnesses that are severe and enduring including:-
Other children with disabilities may have additional needs but the impact of their disability on their day to day living arrangements means that they do not require specialist statutory support and their needs can be met appropriately with additional support from universal or targeted services.
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