A - Z OF SERVICES - CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

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Our centre is for children with: What we offer children and their families:
  • Developmental delay
  • Learning impairment
  • Communication difficulties
  • Chronic illness
  • Motor co-ordination difficulties
  • Severe emotional and/or behavioural difficulties
  • Hearing and/or visual impairment
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Consultant paediatricians
  • Specialist nurses
  • Social work services
  • Advise and information on education
We aim to provide: Our centre's aims:
  • Someone to talk to, especially to listen
  • Support groups
  • A co-ordination assessment of the needs of your child and family
  • An appropriate service for your child and family
  • A specialist service to deal with and care for particular conditions
  • To provide a partnership with families, children and professionals
  • to provide a quality service enabling access to opportunities and choices
  • To involve families in improving the service and taking an active role in decisions that affect your child
  • To provide a confidential service, though professionals may share information
Service Name: CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICE - PARENTS GROUP
Address: Beatlie School Campus, The Mall, Craigshill, Livingston, EH54 5EJ
Telephone: 01506 777598
Fax: 01506 777594
Further details:

For families of children attending the CDC. Programme of invited speakers according to the needs of the group. Parents form lasting friendships and enjoy meeting others who have similar challenges.

 

Service Name: CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICE - VIDEO INTERACTIVE GUIDANCE (VIG)
Address: Beatlie School Campus, The Mall, Craigshill, Livingston, EH54 5EJ
Telephone: 01506 777598
Fax: 01506 777594
Further details:

For children with disabilities and behaviour management problems. promotes parental self confidence in their abilities as parents. Allows them to identify positive images and think creatively about how to promote good parenting in difficult situations.

 

Service Name: CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICE - JIGSAW JUNIORS
Address: Beatlie School Campus, The Mall, Craigshill, Livingston, EH54 5EJ
Telephone: 01506 777598
Fax: 01506 777594
Further details:

For pre-nursery children with complex physical and learning disabilities. A programmes of exercise set to songs and rhymes. Snack time and coffee time for parents. Enables parents to learn from professionals and one another about best handling and feeding techniques for children with complex learning disabilities.

 

Service Name: CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICE - COMMUNICATION GROUP
Address: Beatlie School Campus, The Mall, Craigshill, Livingston, EH54 5EJ
Telephone: 01506 777598
Fax: 01506 777594
Further details:

For pre-school children and their families who have communication difficulties.

 

Service Name: CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICE - SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPY
Address: Beatlie School Campus, The Mall, Craigshill, Livingston, EH54 5EJ
Telephone: 01506 777598
Fax: 01506 777594
Further details:

For children with special needs, e.g. autism, language delay, social skills difficulties.

More Than Words - Education re communication provides:

  • Support for each other
  • Strategies for own child
  • Social skills - practice of social skills, home information and advice
  • Language - input for language development and ideas for parents