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:firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
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: email@example.com
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
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 more about the conditions.
Parents Forum for parents of deaf children and young people meets termly at various locations. Deafness or hearing loss aged 0-19. Contact: Natalie Pulfer. Phone 07920 258705.
Contact Jane Tuck, Highfields Academy family worker. Phone 01353 612831 or 07827 309394.