Short breaks

Groups and activities survey

This survey is for any families who have a child with a special educational need or disability (SEND).

Short breaks groups, respite and one to one support

Short breaks come in all shapes and sizes and give the families of children and young people with disabilities a break from their caring responsibilities.

A short break could last a few hours, a day, an evening, overnight or for a weekend. They could take place in or away from the home. It could range from an activity like an afterschool club to an overnight stay with a carer or at a short break unit.

What is a short break?