Dan Y CoedDan Y Coed is on the Swansea coastline
Welcome to Dan Y Coed
Located on the spectacular Swansea Bay coastline, Dan y Coed is a state-of-the-art specialist school and home for children with autism and a learning disability.
Our team of creative education, care and therapeutic professionals support children to feel safe and respected, whilst providing bright and colourful child-friendly environments in which to learn, live and make friends. Our aim is to help children to simply be themselves, creating lasting memories of childhood as they develop into independent young people and adults.
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What People Are Saying
I can’t praise the staff enough! It is more than I dared to dream of. It is the best thing that has ever happened to him.Summergil House Parent
I'm actually in tears! You have no idea, not just how much you've changed our lives, but how you have saved our lives! The staff make me feel like family. They are my family now!Ty Coryton Parent
We are so reassured by the highly knowledgeable and enthusiastic carers. We are so thankful that you amazing people are so committed to helping individuals with autism live the very best life.Ty Coryton Parent
Thank you for bringing back my faith in humanity and seeing my boy as a wonderful, funny, amazing young person.Coed Parc Parent
Passion and beauty from the heart, each and every one.Ty Coryton Parent
Since he has been at Dan y Coed he is talking about his future. It is also the first time he has ever said that he is happy.Dan y Coed Parent
Persistence and patience. And the want to make life better. Well done Orbis. Again!Ty Carreg Parent
I know your home is the right place for him and you can see that your staff are a very committed team.Service Manager Professional
We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful and calming location. The impact on our son has been a revelation.The Old Vicarage Parent
Dan y Coed in West Cross, Swansea, sits beside the golden sands of Swansea Bay, just minutes away from the secluded bays and hidden coastal coves, and the vibrant city centre with its castles, parks and shops.View on Map
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