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, Peterborough PE3 7LE
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Support group for parent carers of children and young people with SEND. The group meets monthly at the Snooty Tavern in Great Staughton. Contact Dawn Auton by phone: 07986925761 or email email@example.com
Address: 10 The Green, Great Staugton, St Neots, Cambs. PE19 5DG
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 are a supportive group where you can speak freely without judgement to others who understand and the joys and challenges of life with a child who has additional needs.
Contact Vicki Adams for meeting dates and more information.
Tel: 07901820226 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mondays from 9am (term time) at The Griffin, 32 High Street, March PE15 9JS
Parents/carers group offering a chance to relax after dropping the children off.
The Huntingdon sessions run from 12-2pm at the Maple Centre, 6 Oak Drive, Huntingdon PE29 7HN (for satnav use PE29 7LB for the car park opposite the Maple Centre). Parking at the Centre is free and includes disabled spaces.
Dates on the NAS Cambridge website: www.nascambridge.org.uk/adults/huntingdon-drop-in-sessions-for-adults/
Contact number 07920 150407;
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 club meets twice a month on Sunday evenings at Christ the Redeemer Church in Cambridge. Full details and upcoming dates on the NAS website
Autism Support Network
The NAS Adult Autism Support Managers and VoiceAbility Speak Up Spectrum have established an Autism Support Network for people on the autistic spectrum, who are aged 16+ and living in the Cambridge area.
There’s a new monthly drop-in meeting for adults on the autistic spectrum, offering opportunities for people to meet with an Autism Support Manager and also like-minded people. They can also discuss topics important to the wider autistic community.
You can simply drop in for a tea or coffee, but you are also welcome to join in the discussion or talk to Joseph, the Autism Support Manager.
The meetings take place once a month on Wednesdays, 12pm – 2pm in the Garden Room at the Chitra Sethia Autism Centre, Cambridge Road, Fulbourn CB21 5EF. Next Meetings June 14 and July 19.
NAS Parent Support Group
Monthly parent support group introducing parents and carers facing similar challenge. A chance to swop ideas and find out about support and activities in the local area. Anyone caring for a child or adult with ASD is very welcome to attend.
The group will be running at 7.30pm – 9.30pm at the Chitra Sethia Autism Centre, Cambridge Road, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5EF, on June 5 and July 3,
More details on the NAS Webpage: http://www.nascambridge.org.uk/parent-support-groups/
New drop-in sessions for adults (18-plus) with autism and their families and carers at the March Community Centre.
The sessions provide information and advice for you as well as a place for young adults to meet, socialise and exchange ideas. An NAS Autism Support Manager and experienced Committee Member will attend each session to offer support, help and guidance. The sessions are free and bookings are not required.
The sessions run on the last Wednesday in the month from 12 noon – 2pm.
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.
Are you the parent/carer of a child that has non-diagnosed or diagnosed Autism/ADHD?
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 for Autism/ADHD. Each month we aim to invite speakers that will offer advice on how to support you, your child and your family.
All of our Autism/ADHD groups are currently being held virtually online. More details & bookings can be found on our events page.