Young Adults 18 – 25

Accessible toilet schemes

There are over 1000 changing places toilets in the UK. They offer the facilities of a normal accessible toilet for disabled people but with extra space (7m² originally and now 12m²), an adult changing bench and a hoist (you will need to bring your own sling), which are essential for people who have a carer or profound and multiple learning disabilities or cannot reasonably use standard accessible toilets.

Afasic - unlocking speech and language

Advice and information services including helpline, email support, free to download factsheets and access to local networks.

Audiology and Vestibular medicine

The audiovestibular medicine department at St. Ann’s Hospital is a secondary/tertiary level service that provides a fully comprehensive service in audiovestibular (hearing and balance issues) medicine for both adults and children.

This consultant led service provides specialist diagnostics, assessment, and treatment primarily for the residents of Haringey and for newborns and children in Enfield.

BlindAid 

BlindAid (formerly known Metropolitan Society for the Blind) is a registered charity helping visually impaired people in London.

As well as providing company and conversation our visitors offer the following support: Assistance with reading correspondence and occasionally, writing letters; Loans of audio equipment arranged through the British Wireless for the Blind Fund and other services.

Camp Simcha

Camp Simcha exists to provide practical and emotional support for Jewish families where children are suffering from serious illness including premature babies.

Support is provided throughout the whole of the UK to families who have children and young people aged 0-18.

Deafblind UK

The organisation for dual sensory impaired people.

Dental services

Specialist dental services are available for Haringey residents (for children, young people, and adults) who have complex needs and are unable to be seen by a general dentist.

Patients must be referred by a dentist or other health/social care professional.

Educational Psychology service (EPS)

They provide high-quality psychological support to children, young people and their families to improve their educational and wellbeing outcomes.

The Mental Capacity Act, 2005 (Applicable for people 16 years old and over)

The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005, is designed to protect and empower people who may lack the mental capacity to make their own decisions about their care and treatment. It applies to people aged 16 and over.

Movement Matters, children and young people

A national organisation that aims to enable blind and partially sighted children to achieve educational and recreational goals.

Moorfields Eye Hospital

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the world's leading centres for eye health. Children and Young People are seen at the Richard Desmond Children's Eye Centre located on Peerless Street.

Occupational Therapy Service

For children from birth to 19 years of age. The Children’s Community Occupational Therapy Service in Haringey provides assessment, advice and intervention for babies, children, and young people with a range of neuro-developmental difficulties or complex special needs.

Sense

Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind.  They provide tailored support, advice, and information as well as specialist services to all deafblind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them.

In addition, they support people who have single sensory impairment with additional needs.

School nursing service 

The service supports children and young people from 4 to 19 years attending mainstream, academies, and free schools and out of school provision in Haringey. They aim to ensure that each child and young person achieves his or her full educational potential. They provide a valuable link between health and education.

Special Schools therapies and nursing service

Our service provides for children with a range of disabilities.
Deafness: from 3 months – 17 years.
Autism, Physical and Learning disability: from 3 years – 19 years.

Wide Fit Shoes - Disabled and Special Needs footwear and advice

Wide Fit Shoes offer shoes for orthotics designed for anybody that wears corrective devices including braces and foot splints related to disability or a health condition.

Page last updated:

October 7, 2022

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