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.
“Parents supporting parents” group in Huntingdon offering a safe place to talk to others in the same situation and be heard.
Meets on the last Friday of every month at Huntingdon Youth Centre, Sallowbush Road, Huntingdon PE29 7AF and the first Tuesday night of the month 7-9pm at Huntingdon Regional College California Road, HuntingdonPE29 1BL
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.
For information contact Mark on 07715 568984.
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 a chance to talk and get support with their problems from others who have faced a similar situation.
Little Miracles Ramsey, Ramsey Locality office, The Boundary, Hollow Lane, Ramsey, cambs, PE261DG.
Please contact LMRamsey chairperson Amy Clarke
Telephone :07715306112 Email: email@example.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