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Cambridgeshire parent support group for teenagers/young people with Down Syndrome

We are an online parent support group for parents with teenagers and young adults with Down Syndrome in the Cambridgeshire area. This group is a place to support each other, share important information regarding services within the Local Authority (education, health and social care) and also information related to activities for teenagers and young adults with Down syndrome.

Find us on Facebook (closed group): Cambridgeshire support group for teenagers/young people with Down Syndrome.

ADDaptAbility

Cambridgeshire ADHD support/social group for adults.

Meets monthly on the third Monday from 6.30pm – 8.30pm At Travellers Rest, Huntingdon Road, Girton, Cambridge CB3 0DL.
Reachable via the A14 Southor the M11 North via the A1303.
Accessible by bus routes 1A, 1B, 5, 95, Citi5, Citi6

Interested in getting to know others with ADHD? Looking to speak with someone who understands? Want to know how others deal with something you are struggling with? Bring your stories and your questions and get to know other friendly faces in our community.

Facebook group: www.facebook.com/ADDaptAbility

Contact: Rebecca Champ 07855 298536

Spectrum Cambridge

Spectrum

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.

Contact Information:

T: 01223 955404

E: hello@spectrum.org.uk

W: https://spectrum.org.uk

Facebook: https://facebook.com/spectrumcio

Twitter: https://twitter.com/spectrumcio

Instagram: https://instagram.com/spectrumcio

Listen Cambridge

Listen Cambridge

“Parents supporting parents”  group  in Cambridge offering a safe place to talk to others in the same situation and be heard. 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.

Meets on the last Thursday of every month at Trumpington Meadows Primary School,  Kestrel Rise, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9AY.

For more information please contact on my email n_baffa@yahoo.co.uk

Listen Huntingdon

“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.

Little Miracles Ramsey

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: amy.clarke@littlemiraclescharity.org.uk
Website: www.littlemiraclescharity.org.uk

Peterborough and Cambridgeshire District Dyslexia Association (PACDDA)

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

 

Pinpoint Preparing for Adulthood group

A monthly series of online sessions for parents and carers to help their child and family know what happens after school. These cover areas including further education, employment, housing, benefits, adult support and health. All welcome.

More information and bookings can be found on our events page.

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