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Hyperactive Children's Support Group

Hyperactive Children's Support Group holds ad-hoc meetings according to individual needs. Autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia and allergies. Parents, professionals and siblings welcome. Contact Joan Lewis. Phone 01223 510551 or email joan_lewis@hotmail.co.uk.

 

Cambridgeshire: Intensive Interaction Regional Support Network

Intensive Interaction Regional Support Network meets twice a term at various locations. Teaching pre-speech fundamentals to children and adults with severe learning difficulties and/or autism, who are at an early stage of communication development. Open to all. Contact: Shelley Lockwood by Phone: 07748 980442.

 

March: March Autistic Group

March Autistic Group meets every Monday during term time 9.30am-11.30am. Autistic Spectrum Disoder. All ages. Contact Kerry Crouch. Phone 01354 652984. 

 

March: National Autistic Society

New drop-in sessions for adults (18-plus) with autism and their families and carers at the March Community Centre.

The NAS are coming to March  - starting May 31 - with a new social group for autistic adults and anybody you wish to bring along for support. The sessions will provide information and advice for you as well as a place for you to meet, socialise and exchange ideas.

An NAS Autism Support Manager and experienced Committee Member will attend each session to offer you support, help and guidance. The sessions are free and bookings are not required.

Please come along and share your experiences, interests and concerns. Refreshments are provided with our compliments and the room is easy to access with adjacent toilets and free parking on site. There is also a room available for one-to-one conversation and an area you can go if you become a little overwhelmed. We will show you the site and make you very welcome.

The sessions will also follow a themed format involving friendly topical conversation and an overview of NAS services during the first half. We will organise and manage various board games during the second half. You will be made welcome to join in or you can relax in our company.

We will also organise a couple of special events annually, which you can offer your thoughts towards.

Dates for 2017: May 31st, June 28th, July 26th, August 30th and September 27th. For ease, these dates are all the last Wednesday in their month.

Time: 12 noon – 2pm.

Web www.nascambridge.org.uk

 

Cambridge: National Autistic Society Cambridge

National Autistic Society Cambridge run evening meetings on a Monday evening at Chitra Sethia Autism Centre, The Gatehouse, Cambridge Road, Fulbourn, Cambridge, CB21 5EF. Autism Spectrum Disorders. Any age.  

Contact number 07920 150407; 

EmailNASCambridge@nas.org.uk. 

Adult Social Club

For anyone aged 18+ on the autism spectrum. Activities include Nintendo WiiU, board games, sports and a quiet chill-out space. The club meets twice a month on Sunday evenings at Christ the Redeemer Church in Cambridge. Full details and upcoming dates on the NAS website

Autism Support Network

The NAS Adult Autism Support Managers and VoiceAbility Speak Up Spectrum have established an Autism Support Network for people on the autistic spectrum, who are aged 16+ and living in the Cambridge area.

There's a new monthly drop-in meeting for adults on the autistic spectrum, offering opportunities for people to meet with an Autism Support Manager and also like-minded people.  They can also discuss topics important to the wider autistic community. 

You can simply drop in for a tea or coffee, but you are also welcome to join in the discussion or talk to Joseph, the Autism Support Manager.

The meetings take place once a month on Wednesdays, 12pm - 2pm in the Garden Room at the Chitra Sethia Autism Centre, Cambridge Road, Fulbourn CB21 5EF. Next Meetings June 14 and July 19.

NAS Parent Support Group

Monthly parent support group introducing parents and carers facing similar challenge. A chance to swop ideas and find out about support and activities in the local area.  Anyone caring for a child or adult with ASD is very welcome to attend.

The group will be running at 7.30pm - 9.30pm at the Chitra Sethia Autism Centre, Cambridge Road, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5EF, on June 5 and July 3, 

More details on the NAS Webpage: http://www.nascambridge.org.uk/parent-support-groups/

Web www.nascambridge.org.uk
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Huntingdon: National Autistic Society drop-in

The National Autistic Society is running drop-in sessions in Huntingdon for adults(18-plus) ith autism and their families and carers. These sessions will provide information and advice as well as a space for people to meet, socialise and exchange ideas. An NAS Adult Autism Aupport Manager will be at the sessions to give support and guidance.

The Huntingdon sessions run from 12-2pm at the Maple Centre, 6 Oak Drive, Huntingdon PE29 7HN (for satnav use PE29 7LB for the car park opposite the Maple Centre). Parking at the Centre is free and includes disabled spaces.

Upcoming dates for the Huntingdon drop-ins:

 

  • June 7, 2017
  • July 12, 2017
  • August 16, 2017
  • June 7, 2017
  • July 12, 2017
  • August 16, 2017

 

Web www.nascambridge.org.uk/adults/huntingdon-drop-in-sessions-for-adults/

 

Ramsey: PACASS (Parents and Carers of Autistic ADHD Spectrum)

PACASS (Parents and Carers of Autistic ADHD Spectrum) meets on the first Tuesday of each month in term time from 9.30am-11.30am at The Royal British Legion, Cricketfield Lane, Ramsey, Huntingdon PE26 1BG. Unlimited age, siblings can attend creche. Contact Sharon FerrellPhone 07736 943264. 


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Histon: Pinpoint ADHD/ASD parent support group

Are you the parent / carer of a child that has non-diagnosed or diagnosed ADHD / ASD?

Would you like to meet other parents to share your experience and get practical help and advice? Then join Pinpoint's new monthly support group, starting January 2016.

The groups, run by Pinpoint and our colleagues at Family Voice Peterborough,  are for parents / carers whose children are on the waiting list, have had a referral turned down or are accessing services for ADHD/ASD. Each month we aim to invite speakers that will offer advice on how to support you, your child and your family.

 

More details & bookings

Jackie King 01480 499043 or email jackie@pinpoint-cambs.org.uk 

Web www.pinpoint-cambs.org.uk

 

Peterborough: Pinpoint ADHD/ASD parent support group

Are you the parent / carer of a child that has non-diagnosed or diagnosed ADHD / ASD?

Would you like to meet other parents to share your experience and get practical help and advice? Then join Pinpoint's new monthly support group, starting January 2016.

The groups, run by Pinpoint and our colleagues at Family Voice Peterborough,  are for parents / carers whose children are on the waiting list, have had a referral turned down or are accessing services for ADHD/ASD. Each month we aim to invite speakers that will offer advice on how to support you, your child and your family.

More details & bookings

Jackie King 01480 499043 or email jackie@pinpoint-cambs.o

Web www.pinpoint-cambs.org.uk

 

Ely: Pinpoint ADHD/ASD support group

Are you the parent / carer of a child that has non-diagnosed or diagnosed ADHD / ASD?

Would you like to meet other parents to share your experience and get practical help and advice? Then join Pinpoint's new monthly support group, starting January 2016.

The groups, run by Pinpoint and our colleagues at Family Voice Peterborough,  are for parents / carers whose children are on the waiting list, have had a referral turned down or are accessing services for ADHD/ASD. Each month we aim to invite speakers that will offer advice on how to support you, your child and your family.

More details & bookings

Jackie King 01480 499043 or email jackie@pinpoint-cambs.org.

 

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