Useful websites and organisations
Supportive Parents is an organisation providing free, confidential and impartial information, advice and support to parents/carers and children with any type of special educational need and/or disabilities.
Telephone: 0117 989 7725
Bridging the Gap Together! is an independent Community Interest Company. Their aim is to provide a wide range of workshops for parents/carers, young people and Professionals who work with, live with or have complex needs or disabilities, this could include; mental health needs, learning difficulties, sensory or communication impairment, emotional and behavioural difficulties, and/or on the Autistic Spectrum. No criteria or diagnosis is required to attend any events.
North Somerset Parent Carers Working Together is the strategic partner for the Local Authority and Health providing the collective voice of parent carers to improve service provision and the quality of life for children and young people with disabilities and additional needs. They work with organisations to coproduce and review services, policies and procedures using parental feedback.
The National Autistic Society website has lots of information about supporting young people with ASD as well as details of local support groups.
For more information about local services for children and their families visit www.autism.org.uk/somerset