Children’s Learning Disabilities

The Paediatric Learning Disability Service (PLDS)  works in partnership with parents and carers to provide specialist healthcare to children and young people aged between 0-19 who have a learning disability or (global development delay1) and an additional health need.

The service aims to reduce barriers, enable and support children and young people with learning disabilities and global developmental delay, and optimise their health and wellbeing.

(1 Where two or more milestones in all areas of development have not been reached).


Our team has specialist knowledge and skills relating to children and young people who have a learning disability or require additional support.



Paediatric Learning Disability Service (PLDS) PIkes Lane Centre Deane Road Bolton BL3 5HP


Contact Details

Children’s Learning Disabilities
Pre-school Support Team, Tel: 01204 463470
School Age, Tel: 01204 463660


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