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Support for Parents

Are you the Parent/Carer of child with a hidden disability and/or additional needs?

Autism, ADHD, Aspergers, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Epilepsy, Learning, Behaviour, Additional Needs, Tourettes

Not sure which way to turn? We are your local support group based in Central Lancashire, founded and run by parents of children with social and communication requirements.

 

Parents/Carers Support Group Meetings

Dates for your Diary:

Meeting:

TRAINING AVAILABLE

Parent/Carer Support Group (All welcome) with guest speakers, advise, support and meet new friends over brew and chat

Support for all
parents/carer's
grandparents
Talking about
children and teens
of all ages

When: TO BE CONFIRMED Friday morning per month Evening / Morning
Dates:

TO BE CONFIRMED

were back very soon dates to be confirmed!!!!

Time: TO BE CONFIRMED 10am - 12noon Times
Venue:

Oliver House School
Hallgate
Astley Village
Chorley
Lancashire
PR7 1XZ

 new dates for 2016 comming soon

Thank you to Oliver House for all the support.

By bringing together local families in a safe and understanding environment, skills, experiences and techniques will be shared. Valuable support networks will be encouraged and developed. Awareness of the needs of ASD/ADHD youngsters will be raised and their views will be listened to and acted upon wherever possible.

 

USEFUL LINKS

From not knowing where to turn to, and needed the advice or information on various issues. I decided to ask other parents where they got the help and support from and found these links very useful and would like to share them with you:

 

ASPERGER SYNDROME

What is Asperger Syndrome?
Asperger Foundation

 

AUTISM

What is Autism?
High-functioning autism and Asperger syndrome: what's the difference?

 

ADHD

ADHD and You
What is ADHD?
NHS ADHD
Black Dog Tribe
ADHD Signs and Symptoms

 

SEN STATEMENT / SCHOOL

Draft SEN and Disability Provisions
Parent Partnership
Bullying and Autism spectrum disorders a guide for school staff

 

FOR THE PARENTS / GUARDIANS

Mumsnet Sarah Teather Webchat
TAAG Facebook Page

 

ACTIVITIES / GROUPS

Join In Sport
Childrens Activities

 

BOOKS

Autism Books at Amazon

 

BENEFITS and SERVICES

As a parent of a disabled child you are entitled to certain benefits and services which can help you, your child and your family.
Personal Independence Payment
Know Your Rights
Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
Council Tax Reductions
Disability Grants
Mosaic Care Group
Miles of Smiles
Happy Days Charity
Disability Grants Blog
Cerebra Charity
How to apply for a grant
The Cinema Exhibitors' Association

 

REGISTER A MEMBER & RECEIVE USEFUL NEWSLETTERS

Database for children with disabilities and their families
Carers Central

 

CAMHS Contact Details – Diagnosed

CAMHS Contact Details

 

TEENAGER YEARS

Puberty and Hygiene

 

COUNCILLING

Councilling

 

 

Teenage ASD & ADHD Group

Online and offline support group for parents and teenagers
 

Click here to find out about volunteering with TAAG

 

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