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Special Friends and Snug Support group

A parent led support group in Towcester that provides weekly support for parents and carers of children and young adults with additional needs. Free play sessions (usually with use of a sensory room), guest speakers and coffee mornings. Tel: 01280 840066 or 07709608635. www.facebook.com/specialfriendsbrackley Email: specialfriends@outlook.com

 

ADHD Matters

A Northamptonshire service offering information, advice and guidance on all aspects of ADHD and related conditions. They can be contacted by phone, email, social media or their website. Working directly with families, professionals and schools to support young people and their families enabling them to understand ADHD, working together to change the negative perception of ADHD into positive. www.adhdmatters.co.uk

 

Autism Concern 

Serves Northamptonshire’s autism community with play schemes, youth groups, family support service and training as well as raising awareness of autism and raising money to fund, sustain and create new schemes. www.autismconcern.org/

 

Family Support

Oxfordshire Charity supporting children and young people aged 0-25 years old, with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families; within the area of Oxfordshire and near neighbours. They offer support to families by providing information, training, workshops and networking. http://www.afso.org.uk/Parents

 

Parents Talking Asperger’s

Monthly fun evenings held in Middleton Cheney, one for children in Foundation to Year 6 and one for Year 6+ as well as siblings and parents. Food, different zones and equipment for Creativity, Activity, Computing and Sensory. Support, friendship and advice. PTA also offer a Facebook forum, speaker events and training. http://parents-talking-aspergers.co.uk/

 

NHS Choices

Use the search box to find details on the signs, symptoms, supports and treatments for conditions which may affect a child’s learning. Includes Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Learning disabilities, OCD and Stammering. www.nhs.uk

 

Young Minds

The UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Advice, training and support. http://www.youngminds.org.uk/

 

Ask Normen

This site is for everyone with an interest in the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people in Northamptonshire. www.asknormen.co.uk

 

Family Fund

Providing grants to families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people to ensure they have the same opportunities as others. Grants are for essential items such as washing machines, clothes, laptops, outdoor play equipment and family breaks. www.familyfund.org.uk  

 

Tired Out

A support hub where families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people can access and share advice, information and support on sleep issues. www.tiredout.org.uk

 

Riding for the Disabled

Silverstone area http://www.northmidlandsrda.org.uk/northamptonshire.html

 

Language Skills

Improving your child’s language skills will have a huge impact on their literacy, social skills, confidence, higher order thinking and problem solving ability. The Communication Trust has lots of ideas on how to support your child. www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk See also www.talkingpoint.co.uk

 

Booklets and leaflets on various topics, offering advice and support. Just click on the name to open them up.

 

Anxiety, worry:

Relax Like a Cat

Understand Your Childs Worry

Young Persons Guide to Anxiety   

Young People – Depression  

Feeling Angry

Bossing my Worries Away Workbook 

Calming resources

 

Attention Deficit Disorder/ADHD: 

Schools guide ADHD   

What it’s like to have ADHD

 

Autistic Spectrum Disorder: 

Sibling workbook  

Anxiety Workshop 1    

Anxiety Workshop 2    

Anxiety workshop 3   

Comic Strip Conversations 

Home visual timetable

 

Motor skills:

OT advice pack

 

Sensory Processing:

Sensory Strategies  

Auditory sensitivities

 

Speech and language: 

Family support ideas 0-5  

Family support ideas 5-11

 

 

 

 

 

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