On this page: Information about short breaks for families of disabled children, Aiming High Short Breaks Team, Swindon Short Breaks Statement, periodic Aiming High Newsletter and the Swindon Area Database & Information Exchange (SADIE), a voluntary register for families of children and young people that have a disability.
Short Breaks for Disabled Children (Aiming High Short Breaks Team
Consultation on Swindon's Short Breaks Statement/Service
The Aiming High Short Breaks Team are reviewing Swindon’s Short Breaks Statement/Service and we would like your feedback to help shape the future of the service.
Please go the Current Consultation section of the website for further information.
What are short breaks?
Short breaks provide opportunities for parents and carers of disabled children and young people to have a break from their caring responsibilities. Short breaks also enable disabled children and young people to enjoy social and leisure activities. Short breaks can include day, evening, overnight, weekend or holiday activities. They can be at home or away from home.
There are a wide range of short break services available for families of disabled children and young people in Swindon. For more information please click here to view the Swindon Short Breaks Leaflet (114 KB). Or look at Swindon’s 'Short Breaks Statement'. Anyone who would like information, advice and guidance about short break services in Swindon can also contact the Aiming High Short Breaks Team (contact details below).
Short Breaks Statement
Swindon’s Short Breaks Statement explains what short break services are available for families of disabled children and young people in Swindon, any eligibility criteria, and how the range of services is designed to meet the needs of local families.
This is available as downloadable PDF files:
If you have any issues viewing or printing these documents, or you would like a printed copy, please contact the Aiming High Short Breaks Team (contact details below).
Aiming High Newsletter
To keep up-to-date with the latest information, you can read the Aiming High newsletter, which is issued every other month - ahead of each school holiday.
It includes the latest information about services for disabled children and young people, including information about accessible activities during each school holiday.
It's available as a downloadable PDF file:
Swindon Area Database and Information Exchange (SADIE)
Have you registered to receive information?
We try to ensure that the Aiming High Newsletter, and other information from the Aiming High Short Breaks Team, is distributed as widely as possible. However, if you have registered with us (through SADIE) you can receive information more quickly, because we can write to you directly.
SADIE is the Swindon Area Database & Information Exchange, a voluntary register for children and young people aged 0–25 who have any type of disability, additional needs or long-term health condition.
If you would like more information about short breaks for disabled children in Swindon, contact the Aiming High Short Breaks Team:
Tel: 01793 464080