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Physical Disabilities

Physical Disabilities will impact on how the child and young person can move their body. There are many causes and severities of Physical Disabilities. These can include neurological conditions, such as Cerebral Palsy; neuromuscular conditions, such as muscular dystrophy and rheumatological conditions. We recognise that every child and young person is an individual and their disability will impact their daily function in different ways. We focus on building on their strengths and helping them reach their potential at a pace that’s right for them. This is a team effort, done together with the important adults in the child and young person’s life.

The most common causes of physical disability include:

Anyone aged under 18 who lives in Devon can get specialist care from CFHD by filling in a referral form

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