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Disability Links

Description

The Disability Links register is a voluntary register that parents and carers can elect to place their child’s name on. The register provides regular information about events, activities and support within the Blackburn with Darwen area, that children with disabilities and their parent/carers may find useful or enjoyable.

 

Disability Links can provide information about training for parents, invitations to events and provide advice and guidance about local activities and support groups.  The Disability Links Co-ordinator works closely with the local Parent/Carer forum to ensure that the views of local parents and carers are at the heart of developing services for families of children with disabilities. An example of this is the 0-25’s Agenda.

 

The Disability Links Co-Ordinator is Ann Marie Pickering. The age group for inclusion on the Register is from birth to 25 years for the child/young person with a disability.

 

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Ann Marie Pickering
Contact Position
Disability Links Co-Ordinator
Telephone
01254 666711
E-mail
annmarie.pickering@blackburn.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Children's Disability Service
Address
2nd floor
10 Duke St
Blackburn
Lancashire
Postcode
BB2 1HD

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referral is via a Disability Links Registration Form which can be obtained by calling 01254 666711 or the Duty Worker from 2pm weekdays on 01254 503773

This service is part of the Local Offer

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
5-11 years
Parents & carers
11-16 years
19-25 years
0-5 years
16-19 years