Helping you access the right information
If you're having sleep problems, there are simple steps you can take to ease those restless nights. Find out how to get to sleep and how to sleep better.
Support for you and other young people after you have returned home
Ensuring your voice is heard
a group of young people with a disability or extra support needs. We meet fortnightly to socialise together.
The independent visitor (’IV’) service pairs you and other children in care with an adult who you can trust and build a relationship with, and see once a month
A service for children and young people who have been sexually abused and live in Devon or Torbay
Information to help you understand and support children and young people’s speech, language and communication.
Sleep, recommended guidelines for children
Most people experience problems with sleep in their life. In fact, it's thought that a third of Brits will have episodes of insomnia at some point. This short test from Sleepio will give you a 'sleep score' plus practical tips and advice for improving your sleep.
Information and advice if you or someone you know things they might have an eating disorder.
Lots of things could lead to someone self-harming, but Childline can help you find ways to cope.
Help your teenager quit smoking
Find out what's happening in your brain! Your brain changes as you hit adolescence. Going to sleep later? See how the changes in your brain explain some of the changes in your behaviour.
This is a free course if you live in Torbay, just create an account and enter the code TAMAR
Online gaming: tips for playing safe
Help to stop smoking if you're under 18
Daddilife - A Parenting Website For Dads
Daddilife. A parenting website for dads which includes advice, tips and help on family, health, lifestyle and much more.
We are a specialist team of Learning Disability Nurses and child Learning Disability Clinical Psychologists. We provide a community Learning Disability service providing advice and support to children, young people, and parents/carers as well as to healthcare and education professionals. Children & Family Health Devon provides the NHS Learning Disability service across Devon, including Torbay.
The service we offer includes behavioural, sleep and assessments to support continence and skills for independence with children and young people who have profound and severe levels of learning disability; working with children who have profound and severe levels of learning disability (including children with additional diagnosis such as Autism, Down’s Syndrome etc.) and supporting the development of community and school-based programmes of support. As such, we offer support both directly to children and young people with learning disabilities and indirectly in order to facilitate access to mainstream services.
Lot's of useful videos on children's allergies from cow's milk allergy to hay fever.
Information and advice if you have a child or young person with a disability or special educational need.
Find support, guidance and information for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
The 0 to 19 Torbay Early Help Service provides families with children aged under 19 years with extra help and support that is sometimes required. It is important that families can access the right support, at the right time, from the right service and we will either provide that support or help families to access the right service.
If you, your family or someone you are working with would benefit from some additional support or early help from 0 to 19 Torbay please click on the link to complete our online request for support form. This will show you the process and how we can support.
If your doctor or consultant has referred you for a radiology scan, there are helpful videos to help you to understand what is involved, help you to prepare for your scan and help you to feel less anxious about what is involved.