Useful Websites

The National Autistic Society (NAS) offers a wealth of information in all areas of autism including recommended publications and up to date research.  They have regional services for Surrey, click here

 

Other useful websites (Please note these may be subject to change):

The Autism Education Trust  (Autism Education Standards)

Ambitious about Autism

Surrey based Support Groups

Surrey Local Offer as an amazing amount of useful information on pre and post diagnosis 

 

ADHD / ASD / SEN Time Out Support Group

Are you a parent of an ADHD / ADD / Autistic Child?

Find it tough and exhausting?

Join our local support group. Set up by parents of children with ADHD / Autism.

Contact Nikki: adhdtimeout@outlook.com 

Support Group for Families With Children With ASD/ADHD

Support group for families with children with ASD/ADHD and similar communication and behavioural difficulties. Group have guest speakers and a chance to chat with other parents and carers.

Contact Elaine Kelley: 07775 694552 ekelley1959@gmail.com 

Face2Face - East Surrey

Face2Face is a volunteer-led group of parents and carers who have a child or young person with a disability. They

offer friendship and support to other parents or carers of children with additional needs or disabilities and have regular guest speakers.

Contact Sandhya Gulati: 01737 229230

Come Together 4 ASD

A support group for all parents, grandparents and carers of children with or without a diagnosis.

Contact: Sue or Wendy cometogether4asd@gmail.com

Families of Children with Special Needs

A group of parents whose young children have all sorts of special needs.

They aim to find time to discuss and share ideas with each other and hear what professionals have to say, have fun

outings for all the family and make caring friendships to help when the going gets tough. The group meets twice every month.

Contact Janice Booth, Coordinator: 01483 455333

Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars is a family support group for parents of children with special educational needs, which provides

the opportunity to talk to other parents, share ideas, information and experiences.

Contact: Annmarie 07867 898 142 / Clair 07833 257 141 / reachforthestars@scampps.org.uk

Recommended Reading

There are a huge amount of publications on autism aimed at children, parents and siblings. The ones most widely used by Learning Space with children and young adults are:

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All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

by Kathy Hoopman

ISBN: 088-4260262084

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Different Like Me

By Jennifer Elder

ISBN: 978-1843108153

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Inside Asperger's Looking Out

 

By Kathy Hoopman

ISBN: 978-1849053341

Strategies for Schools

All schools have a duty of care to make reasonable adjustments in delivering the least restrictive environment for all SEN students.  Click here for further information