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Additional Needs Support Group, Sawston & Linton

 Additional Needs Support Group, alternates between Sawston & Linton Children’s Centres. Meets on a Monday  1.15-2.45. All types of disability and additional needs welcome. Ages 0-5. Siblings welcome. Contact family worker Andrea Ghelani on 01223 706373

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Bubbly Bugs Chatteris

Bubbly Bugs at Chatteris Children’s Centre has been identified as a hub for supporting families with a child with disabilities and additional needs. Bubbly Bugs provides a friendly and welcoming environment with staff, resources and activities that will encourage and engage each child in a way that suits them. Although we are not an assessment group we aim to get…

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Cambridge Down’s Syndrome Baby and Toddler Group

A very friendly, informal group where parent carers can exchange information and experiences. All children and siblings welcome age up to 6. First Saturday of every month 10.30am-12.30pm (except August). Contact: Matt & Laura by phone: 07812 348189 or email dssgcambridge@gmail.com Address: Little Footsteps Children’s Centre, Caldecote Primary School, Highfields Road, Highfields, Caldecote,  Cambridgeshire CB23 7NX.

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Connect arts and crafts

Come and meet other parents and carers and enjoy some arts and crafts with your children. The group meets  every Friday during term time from 5.30-6.30pm at The Oak Tree Centre, Room G93 (Ground Floor) at 1 Oak Drive, Huntingdon, PE29 7HN. You are welcome to just turn up on the day. Contact: Emma Britton on 07798…

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Dads’ Group Ely

Ely Dads’ Group meets monthly and at various venues in the Ely area. The group is for dads with a child with any disability or additional need. The group usually does activities where dads can bring children and siblings. Contact Jane Tuck, Highfields Academy family worker.  Phone 01353 612831 or 07827 309394.

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Ely parent support group

The group meets monthly. For parents of a child with any disability or additional need. Not just for parent carers with children at Highfield Academy. No children at meetings. Contact family worker Jane Tuck. Phone: 07827 309394. She also runs a Dads’ group and one for siblings. The group meets at Highfield Academy, Downham Road, Ely CB6 1BD. A…

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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Peterborough and Surrounding Counties Family Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Support Group runs a monthly support group at Peterborough which is open to Cambridgeshire families. Support group sessions are held at The Spinney, Hartwell Way, Ravensthorpe, Peterborough. PE3 7LE, where it works in partnership with Little Miracles. Contact Brian Roberts 18 Doddington Road, Chatteris PE16 6UA

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Helping Little Hands Learn 

Helping Little Hands Learn knows that often parents have to become the ‘therapist’ in their child’s life and can miss out on those important times of ‘just being a parent’. Helping Little Hands Learn provides direct consulting, support and care to families with children with special needs including therapy/play sessions, transitions, in home care. Contact: Skye Ward, Phone:07867966949 Email:info@helpinglittlehandslearn.com. Web www.helpinglittlehandslearn.com/

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Intensive Interaction Regional Support Network

Intensive Interaction Regional Support Network meets twice a term at various locations. Teaching pre-speech fundamentals to children and adults with severe learning difficulties and/or autism, who are at an early stage of communication development. Open to all. Contact: Shelley Lockwood by Phone: 07748 980442.

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Little Miracles Peterborough

Little Miracles (Peterborough) is for parents and carers of children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions, we have a purpose built centre running daily sessions in Westwood.  Sessions include support for parents, benefits advise, after school sessions, holiday clubs. 0-25. Contact Michelle King. Phone 01733 2622226. Address Little Miracles @the Spinney, Hartwell Way,…

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Little Miracles Ramsey

This volunteer-run charity consists of other parents who know what it is like to have a child with additional needs or a life-limiting condition and who understand the challenges you face. Provides a free, safe environment with activities for all children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions and their siblings. This gives parents…

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March Pegs

 March Pegs supports Fenland families with additional needs and disabilities. Monthly sessions are held at The Burrow, at Burrowmoor Primary School, Burrowmoor Road, March on the last Saturday of the month (but as volunteers aren’t always available we email out closer to the dates to confirm the sessions), 10.30am to 12noon.  This group is for…

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National Autistic Society Cambridge

National Autistic Society Cambridge run evening meetings on a Monday evening at Chitra Sethia Autism Centre, The Gatehouse, Cambridge Road, Fulbourn, Cambridge, CB21 5EF. Autism Spectrum Disorders. Any age. Contact number 07920 150407; Email: NASCambridge@nas.org.uk. Adult Social Club For anyone aged 18+ on the autism spectrum. Activities include Nintendo WiiU, board games, sports and a quiet chill-out space. The…

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National Autistic Society drop-in Huntingdon

The National Autistic Society is running drop-in sessions in Huntingdon for adults(18-plus) with autism and their families and carers. These sessions will provide information and advice as well as a space for people to meet, socialise and exchange ideas. An NAS Adult Autism Aupport Manager will be at the sessions to give support and guidance….

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Peterborough and Cambridgeshire District Dyslexia Association (PACDDA)

PACDDA is a local charity working to help people affected by dyslexia in and around Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. It runs Children Will Shine (CWS) sessions at Peterborough during term-times, on Mondays, from 4pm -5.30pm  at the Heritage Park Primary School Community Hall, Park Farm Way, Park Farm. Peterborough, PE2 8XA . PACDDA website has information and links to…

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Pinpoint ASD/ADHD parent group Peterborough

Are you the parent / carer of a child that has non-diagnosed or diagnosed ADHD / ASD? Would you like to meet other parents to share your experience and get practical help and advice? This group is  for parents/carers whose children are on the waiting list, have had a referral turned down or are accessing services…

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Pinpoint Preparing for Adulthood group

A parent group , organised by Pinpoint, meeting termly at Bar Hill for those raising young people aged 14-25 with additional needs and disabilities. All parent carers welcome. Sessions run at Bar Hill Tesco’s community room, Viking Way, Bar Hill, Cambridge CB23 8EL Contact: Jackie King at Pinpoint. T: 01480 877333  E: jackie@pinpoint-cambs.org.uk  

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SEND parent drop-in, Godmanchester

Come along to drop-in sessions on Tuesdays 10am to 11am (under 5yrs) Sessions run fortnightly, term time only. For parents of children with additional needs, come and have a chat and access additional support. Godmanchester Children’s Centre, Park Lane, Godmanchester PE29 2AG T: 01480 375116  

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Shine Support Group

This group is for 0-5 year olds with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus and their parents. It is free to attend and people do not need to book, just turn up on the day. It meets once a month, 10am – 12noon. Siblings are welcome to attend and also parents-to-be if they are interested in learning…

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Support, Offload, Chat

Support, Offload, Chat is a mutual support group for parents and carers of children with special needs based in Huntingdon. If you care for a child with additional needs and want to talk and share ideas with people in a similar situation, pop down for a cuppa and chat. SOC meets every Friday afternoon during term time,9-11am…

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The Oak Tree Branches Ely

A group for parents and carers of children with additional needs, based in Ely, meeting once a month during term time. Guest speaker regularly attend sharing information and answering questions. We welcome anybody who looks after a child with additional needs, even if your child does not have a diagnosis or has reached adulthood. We…

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The Parent Group St Ives

 A drop in support group for parents by parents. This is for parents of children of all ages and covers all parenting issues. Children are welcome but please bear in mind this is not a toddler group. Meets 2nd and 4th Friday of the month 9.15am – 10.30am term time only at Broad Leas Centre St…

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Tourette’s Syndrome

Peterborough-based Tourette’s Syndrome support group, set up by Georgia McCormick, welcomes any Cambridgeshire families. The group meets on the first Sunday of the month at Little Miracles Centre, The Spinney, Hartwell Way, Peterborough PE3 7LE, from 1.30-3.30pm. Anyone with TS, from children, young people and adults, as well as parents and carers are welcome to go…

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Trans Parent Group

Cambridge support group for parents and carers of children and young people who are gender-variant or trans. Offers a place to vent, share information and get mutual support. Meets at Office A, Dale’s Brewery, Gwydir Street,  Cambridge on the last Saturday of the month. 11.30 to 1.30pm. Contact is Lily Quantock from SexYOUality Cambs. Phone: 01223 369508…

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Welcome 2 Our World Wisbech

The group is run and supported by parents with a view to raising funds to build a centre for the use of children and young adults who have disabilities and their families. It meets regularly on a fortnightly basis and organises social events for the whole family. Facebook: Welcome 2 Our World – Fenland. Contact Jayne…

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Wisbech ADHD Support Group

If you have a child or young person in your care that has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, come along and meet with others parents, carers and professionals for some well-earned support. The group meets fortnightly on a Wednesday, term-time only, at the Queen Mary Centre, Queens Road. Wisbech. PE13 2PE. Time: 9.30am –…

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