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CAMHS learning disability service

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What we do

We offer assessment to children and young people who have:

  • an identified emotional, mental health or behavioural difficulty
  • a diagnosed learning disability or significant impairment of intellectual and social adaptive functioning
  • had an assessment which indicates that other services involved with the child are not able to meet the current need if there are not the skills or competence available

Illustration of a young person.Children with learning disabilities often present mental health differently from other children. So we also look at:

  • Challenging behaviours of sufficient severity to destabilise placements, including physical and verbal aggression and self-injurious behaviours
  • Severe disturbance in eating, self-care, toileting, relationships
  • Capacity of families and schools to contain and manage these behaviours

Please see our leaflet for detailed information about what we do. 

Get in touch

See our referrals page for how you can access this service. 

Our team is based in Raglan House, 23 Between Towns Road, Cowley, Oxford, OX4 3LX.

The telephone number is 01865 902785.

Who we work with

Our aim is to ensure that children, young people and families are supported with the right time with the right resource. Our team will offer the following support to other agencies:

  • Telephone consultation
  • Supervision and joint working
  • Joint assessment
  • Group supervision
  • Single and multi-agency training

Last updated: 12 March, 2018

Coronavirus (COVID-19): We are not allowing visitors to any of our hospital or inpatient sites in order to protect our patients and staff who care for them from the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). This is with effect from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice.