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Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

The Autism Education Trust (AET) aims to improve the education of children and young people with autism

 

Ambitious about Autism is the national charity for children and young people with autism. We provide services, raise awareness and understanding, and campaign for change. Through TreeHouse School and Ambitious College we offer specialist education and support

 

Simple strategies for supporting children with Pathological Demand Avoidance at school

 

A Teacher’s Guide to Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome (PDA)

 

PDA Mindmap

 

Sessions for Parents:

Simple Solutions Workshops - please note that it is not necessary for your child/young person to have a formal diagnosis for you to attend this session

Notes from Simple Solutions Workshop - 18th May 2016

Notes from Simple Solutions Workshop - 23rd March 2016

Notes from Simple Solutions Workshop - 3rd Feb 2016

 

Parent/Carer Support Groups & Information:

ADD-vance - support and empower adults, children and families with Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related conditions in Hertfordshire

HARC - supporting families & people living with autism.  Harc is the Hertfordshire branch of the National Autistic Society 

PALMS - are a family-led service working to understand and support the significant impact of challenges experienced by families of children and young people with learning disabilities and/or ASD

Autism Education Trust - The purpose of the Autism Education Trust (AET) is to improve the education of children and young people with autism

National Autistic Society - Offers people with autism and Asperger Syndrome, their families and carers information, advice and support

PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome) Society - a voice for PDA, running awareness campaigns and sharing information

 

 

Nationally:

NAS www.nas.org 0808 800 4104

National Childrens Bureau & Early Support www.ncb.org.uk

PDA Society www.pdasociety.org.uk

PDA resource www.pdaresource.com

Special Needs Jungle http://www.specialneedsjungle.com/

TES special needs http://www.tes.co.uk/sen-teaching- resources/

Information, Advice and Support Services Network http://www.iassnetwork.org.uk/

Challenging Behaviour Foundation www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk 0845 602 7885

Contact A Family www.cafamily.org 0808 808 3555

Mencap www.mencap.org.uk 0808 808 1111

Cerebra www.cerebra.org.uk 0800 328 1159

IPSEA www.ipsea.org.uk 0800 018 4016

SOS!SEN http://www.sossen.org.uk/ 0208 5383731

Transition Information Network www.transitioninfonetwork.org.uk

 

Hertfordshire:

Kids HUBs http://www.kids.org.uk/hub 01992 504 013 (Hertford) or 01923 676 549 (Watford)

HPCi http://www.hertsparentcarers.org.uk/

ADD-vance http://www.add-vance.org/

Harc http://nasherts.org.uk/

Hope for Autism http://www.hopeforautism.org/Aim.htm

Angels (North) http://www.angelssupportgroup.org.uk/

Spectrum Girls spectrumgirls@sky.com

Aspergers4Herts http://www.aspergers4herts.org/

Money Advice Unit re DLA/Carers 0300 123 4040

http://www.hertsdirect.org/services/advben/bnftsadvc/benguide/cwd/

SENDIASS 01992 555847

Vista (St.Albans) vistastalbans@gmail.com 01727 855134ext2 http://www.vistastalbans.org.uk/

Facebook groups: https://www.facebook.com/pages/DCAF-Disabled- childrens-access- to-FUN-

Hertfordshire/154174694642978

SPACE https://www.facebook.com/groups/523248431177965/

 

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