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Did You Know for Lambeth Our long established branch guide to local and national resources and information  - now updated in 2018 - (this link downloads a .pdf file to your computer approximately 800KB in size)

 

National Autistic Society  a huge range of information and resources to download.

 

LAG Girl Art Group - 12 to 18 years - An inclusive small ASC girls group offering a range of arts and crafts sessions in the half term and summer holidays. Sessions are held in a relaxed environment and where parents can participant in the activites, siblings are also welcomed.  To find out more about these sessions. Please join our mailing list. Ref: Girls Art

E: lambeth@nas.org.uk

 

Lambeth Family Support Coordinator The aim in supporting parents and carers who have recently received a diagnosis of ASD for their son or daughter.  She will be based at The Mary Sheridan centre for child health. Her role will be to provide emotional support and practical advice to parents at the time of diagnosis and thereafter. She will be signposting parents to where they are able to get support in the local Lambeth area. Contact: 07483 032 086 Katy Thomas or Katy.Thomas@nas.org.uk

 

Lambeth Autism Advisory Service  We are a team of specialist teachers who offer support, advice and training to children, families and professionals in Lambeth. We are trained in interventions such as TEACCH, PECS, SCERTS, Social Stories and other ASC friendly strategies.  Lois Terry School Worker, Education & Learning London Borough of Lambeth

Contact: 07849 079 140  Lois Terry or LTerry@lambeth.gov.uk

 

Lambeth Parent Forum  Voluntary group of parents and carers of children with additional needs and disabilities aged 0 to 25 in the London Borough of Lambeth. They aim is to provide opportunities for parents and carers to influence the decisions that affect their families and to contribute to developing services that meet the needs of their families.

 

Lambeth Local Offer  information about services available for children in Lambeth.

 

Contact A Family  provides information, advice and support.

 

Ambitious About Autism  raise awareness and campaign for change.

 

SIBS for brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults.

 

A2ndVoice  A non for profit Autism organisation based in South West London.

 

Lavender for Neurodiverse Girls - 13 to 18 years old - social group for girls with a range of neurodevelopmental diagnoses including (but not limited to) ASD, ADHD, dyspraxia and dyslexia.

 

Autismlinks  A links site run by the Hesley group

 

Family Lives Parenting and family support from Family Lives (formerly Parentline Plus)

 

Gender & Autism  More men and boys are currently diagnosed as autistic than women and girls. Find out about the gender ratio and the theories that try to explain it. We also look at gender identity.

 

Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Community  Breaking down the barriers, we need to improve the understanding of autism and the experiences of autistic people and families from different backgrounds and cultures.

 

Cassandra Centre  Supporting young people who have experienced domestic abuse, violence and exploitation. Run family time sessions for autistic children and young people.  Trained Counsellors in offering counselling for autistic children and people - On availability.

 

Criminal Justice System & Autism  All criminal justice professionals may come into contact with people on the autism spectrum, many of whom may be undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. Finding ways in keeping your children and adults safe.

 

If you would like to see other relevant links on this page please Contact Us with the link address and we will consider it for inclusion.

Resources for Parents/Carers