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Spectrum Cambridge

Spectrum Cambridge provide a broad range of events with local and UK venues, days out and SEND support for children 0-18 years with Autism, additional needs, learning difficulties and disabilities, alongside their families and carers.

The group is based on the Cambridgeshire and Suffolk border, reaching out to Cambridge, Ely, Newmarket and their respective surrounding villages and beyond.

It runs events, activities, days out for those we support focuses around social gains, sport, technology, the Arts, entertainment and interaction.  And also offers  parent-led support, working with the surrounding schools and providing an online community supporting families.

Contact Information:

T: 01223 955404

E: hello@spectrum.org.uk

W: https://spectrum.org.uk

Facebook: https://facebook.com/spectrumcio

Twitter: https://twitter.com/spectrumcio

Listen Cambridge

Listen Cambridge

“Parents supporting parents”  group  in Cambridge offering a safe place to talk to others in the same situation and be heard. Open to any parent who is worried about their child or young person with social or emotional mental health problems. Not need or disability specific.

Meets on the last Thursday of every month at Trumpington Meadows Primary School,  Kestrel Rise, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9AY.

Meeting dates are February 22, March 29, April 26 and May 31.

For more information please contact on my email n_baffa@yahoo.co.uk

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/

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 other organisations.

Email your queries via the website  or get in touch via the PACDDA facebook page

 

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

 

Rethink Cambridge

Are you supporting a family member or friend with mental ill health?  

Rethink offers

  • Carer support groups in Cambridge & Peterborough as well as
  • Phone support on 07783 267013
  • Email support at CambridgeRethinkGroup@rethink.org

Contact Jonathan Wells on 07342 691768

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

Additional Needs Support Group, Sawston & Linton

Contact family worker Andrea Ghelani on 01223 706373

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