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Short breaks for disabled children

Short Breaks provide children and young people with additional and complex needs (ACN) an opportunity to spend time away from their parents, relaxing with friends and having fun.

They provide families with a ‘break’ from their caring responsibilities and give parents a chance to unwind, rest or spend time with their other children.

Examples of short breaks include holiday play schemes, residential overnights, weekday and weekend clubs in a variety of activities.