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  1. About short breaks in Hampshire

    What is a Short Break? A Short Break enables children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs to join in with safe, fun and interesting activities while at the same time giving parents/carers an opportunity to have a short break from caring. There are…
  2. Adult Social Care

      Hampshire County Council Adult Services provides information and access to services for people with social care needs. To find out more on Adult Social Care in Adult Services please visit the external link on the right.  Here you can find information on care and…
  3. Apprenticeships

    Apprenticeships give you the chance to earn and learn at the same time and take between one to four years to complete. What is an apprenticeship? Apprenticeships are a mixture of on-the-job and off-the-job training for young people and adults 16 and over. On-the-job, you…
  4. Autism and going to the cinema

    As cinemas are often places that are not easily accessible, autism-friendly screenings (AFS) aim to make families feel welcome, comfortable and relaxed in an environment that can otherwise seem traumatic. Families are able to enjoy a film in an environment designed for people on the…
  5. Benefits post 16

      Disability Living Allowance (DLA) Due to changes in the benefit system once your child reaches 16 they may not be able to renew their claim for DLA.  Instead they will need to claim the new benefit Personal Independence Payment (PIP). The government has produced a…
  6. Bus Pass

    Concessionary bus travel is available to people with disabilities over the age of 5. You can also apply for a companion pass if unable to travel alone. The pass entitles you to free all day travel on journeys that start in Hampshire (excluding Southampton and…
  7. Children in Care Health Assessments

    A number of children in care (CIC) (or looked after children - LAC) will also have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities. Children and young people in care should have an initial health assessment (IHA) within 28 days of entering care. In most of Hampshire…
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