Spectrum is a parent-led children’s charity providing a range of inclusion-focused events, sessions, away days and support for families of children with Autism, additional needs, learning difficulties and disabilities.
Registration with them is free and they support families across East Anglia and the surrounding counties, from the very start of their journey, a clinical diagnosis is not required to join them.
As a registered member you can also access their Family Worker & Child Psychology support for SEND from the comfort of your own home. This covers many areas such as behavioural, child developmental, anxiety management, Education Heath Care Plans (EHCP), Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Positive Parenting.
Additionally, alongside working with schools, they are a leading UK distributor for the Max Card, provide secure Minecraft servers for children with additional needs and also a supportive online community for families registered with them.
T: 01223 955404
This friendly group is held every month at Fawcett Children’s Centre, Trumpington, CB2 9FS, from 10.00 – 11.30 am.
Dates for next term are:
- March 14
- April 18th
- May 16th
- June 13th
- July 11th
Why not join us for play, chat, coffee and singing.
Helping Little Hands Learn provides consulting, tutoring and support services for children with additional needs – from infants to teens. Our unique approach means each intervention and support package is tailored to individuals needs and motivations, learning and having fun along the way. We strive to build strong, trusting and lasting relationships, to advocate for the needs of the child/young person, and to help children/young people to reach their full potential.
Contact: Skye Ward Phone: 07305 060085 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.helpinglittlehandslearn.com/
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
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: Laura Potter at Pinpoint. T: 01480 877333 E: Laura@pinpoint-cambs.org.uk
Are you supporting a family member or friend with mental ill health?
- 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
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