Specialist Parenting service

The Specialist Parenting service supports parents who have a mild to borderline learning disability. This means they will have an IQ of 55 to 80.

The Specialist Parenting service are a range of professionals available to work with families to improve a parent’s skills. They will assess, teach and offer guidance. Their role is to help parents understand the needs of their children and in particular how to:

  • keep children safe
  • set routines for their baby or child
  • access further support and help
  • manage their child’s behaviour

Download the children’s care management specialist parenting referral form (DOCX, 58 KB). The form needs to be filled out completely. When complete, email the completed form to the Specialist Parenting service team.

Contact information

  • David Pike, Head of Specialist Parenting and Thriving Together
  • Dr Victoria Parnell, Lead Clinical Psychologist of Specialist Parenting

Call 01872 246 954 or email the Specialist Parenting service team.

Write to: Specialist Parenting service, First floor offices, Building A, Green Court, Truro Business Park, Threemilestone, Truro, TR4 9LF.

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